NAJA demands The Washington Post retract unreliable data sets and all associated reporting

Racialized mascots and their potential long-term effects are a serious public health issue and a pressing problem faced by Indigenous communities. The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is one of many organizations that advocates for the retirement of racialized mascots and the application of journalistic ethics when reporting on them. It is the position of NAJA that … More NAJA demands The Washington Post retract unreliable data sets and all associated reporting

USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism seeks Data Fellows

The 2019 Center for Health Journalism Data Fellowship is designed for skilled journalists who want to learn to mine data sources to reveal key insights essential to high-impact journalism. The program offers professional reporters an opportunity to learn to acquire, analyze and produce visualizations of data that can help their audiences understand key health and child … More USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism seeks Data Fellows

NAJA partners with Shuffle to join new social media platform

Norman, Okla. – The Native American Journalists Association recently partnered with social media platform Shuffle to facilitate social and professional networking among its membership and the broader literary arts Shuffle community. Shuffle is an ad-free, invite-only platform focused on creative fields. Shuffle is offering the NAJA community exclusive access to Shuffle’s Literary Arts community. This … More NAJA partners with Shuffle to join new social media platform

Brian Bull wins national Murrow Award

By Gayle Chisholm, KLCC   KLCC has won Excellence in Writing for three scripts submitted to the annual Murrows contest organized by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). The submission contained reports by reporter Brian Bull (Nez Perce) on the March for Our Lives event in Eugene,  the cash-to-smash business “Demolition Zone”, and  how … More Brian Bull wins national Murrow Award

2019 NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients announced

The Native American Journalists Association announced five Indigenous students as winners of the 2019 NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarships.   Jaida Grey Eagle, Arielle Farve, Niya Henry, Hunter Hotulke and Caitlin Hunt will be awarded $10,000 each from the partnership project aimed at supporting quality journalism that strengthens and connects communities. Facebook granted $250,000 to … More 2019 NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients announced

Cosper joins NAJA staff, Compton added to NAJA board

NORMAN, Okla. – Sterling Cosper (Muscogee Creek) joined the Native American Journalists Association staff on June 13 as program manager, a new staff position where he will oversee organizational programs to include annual conference planning, awards, and the Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF). He resigned his seat on the NAJA board of directors on June … More Cosper joins NAJA staff, Compton added to NAJA board