Covering Indian Health disparities

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. — Covering health care is a challenge for journalists, both at tribal and non-tribal outlets.  Jourdan Bennett-Begaye is a Diné journalist who has worked in health and education in Indigenous culture for eight years and is currently Washington editor for Indian Country Today. Bennett-Begaye spoke Tuesday at the Covering Health Disparities in … More Covering Indian Health disparities

The Importance of Native History Told Through Media

By Hunter Hotulke   “It’s important to tell our story from our perspective because the perspectives that are out there are many times incorrect or have been perceived improperly, so its important to tell the real history and the people it actually affected,” –Jennifer Loren, Osiyo TV Many tribes have stories that are passed from … More The Importance of Native History Told Through Media

Victims and Journalists: Florida Students Give Advice on What Professionals Should Think About When Covering Mass Shootings

         by Hunter Hotulke Dozens of journalists gathered Thursday just 40 miles from where a mass shooting happened close to five months ago for a panel about the ethics and integrity of media’s response. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students spoke about victims’ perspectives at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists/Native American Journalists Association … More Victims and Journalists: Florida Students Give Advice on What Professionals Should Think About When Covering Mass Shootings