Amnesty International media awards seeks entries

After a decade-long hiatus, Amnesty International USA will once again recognize excellence in human rights reporting and the vital role of a free press at an awards ceremony on April 3. The Amnesty International USA 2019 Media Awards will be held in New York City and are now accepting entries for submission. The AIUSA Media … More Amnesty International media awards seeks entries

Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism seeking applicants

Take your journalism skills to the next level and deepen your understanding of environmental issues by applying for the 2019-2020 Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism. Five accepted candidates will audit courses, participate in weekly seminars and field trips, and work on a significant project. These positions are offered by the Center for Environmental Journalism, … More Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism seeking applicants

NAJA calls Huffington Post reporting irresponsible

The Native American Journalists Association expresses concern about the Huffington Post’s “Mainstream Media Is Blowing Its Coverage Of Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test” article by Jennifer Bendery and its impact on Indigenous communities and tribal citizens. It is the job of journalists to analyze and contextualize information for audiences, and as per the SPJ Code of … More NAJA calls Huffington Post reporting irresponsible

SciLine Announces All-Expenses-Paid Genomics Workshop for Reporters

Science is changing the way diseases are diagnosed, foods are engineered, and criminals are caught and convicted—affecting people’s day-to-day lives in big and small ways all across the country. Are you prepared to cover and explain these kinds of stories in your community? SciLine wants to help. On March 24 – 26, 2019, SciLine will … More SciLine Announces All-Expenses-Paid Genomics Workshop for Reporters

2019 Native American Journalism Fellowship applications now open

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous journalists in mainstream media. One of the ways NAJA supports and empowers members is through the annual Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF), which is open to current American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations college students, undergraduate and graduate, … More 2019 Native American Journalism Fellowship applications now open

NPR airs inaccurate story about ICWA case

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) issued the following statement after National Public Radio broadcast and published “Native American Adoption Law Challenged As Racially Biased” – an inaccurate and imprecise story about an Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) custody case: NPR violated its ethics policy by failing to thoroughly fact check its reporting and allowing … More NPR airs inaccurate story about ICWA case