Gumshoe Group offers assistance with FOIA filings

The Gumshoe Group connects freelance investigative reporters with pro-bono attorneys in the pursuit of government records. Lawyers and others in the Gumshoe network can assist not only with possible litigation, but also with helping investigative journalists re-work public records requests for greater impact. Here’s how it works: If you’re a freelance investigative reporter looking for help with … More Gumshoe Group offers assistance with FOIA filings

Crushing Colonialism and Disability Visibility Project sponsor Indigenous Spoonies Revolt Sept. 15

Livestream spotlights disability and chronic illness in Indigenous arts On Sept. 15, 2020, Crushing Colonialism and the Disability Visibility Project will be sponsoring Indigenous Spoonies Revolt! Disability & Chronic Illness in Indigenous Arts. The unique event brings together Indigenous artists from the United States and New Zealand for a virtual discussion on disability representation, empowerment, advocacy, healing and solidarity.  “Indigenous … More Crushing Colonialism and Disability Visibility Project sponsor Indigenous Spoonies Revolt Sept. 15

Education Writers Association to host Higher Education Seminar Sept. 15-16

Racial Reckonings Amid COVID, Recession and Political Conflict The Education Writers Association will hold its 2020 fall Higher Education Seminar Sept. 15-16 on the theme of “Racial Reckonings Amid COVID, Recession and Political Conflict.” While struggling with immediate crises such as the current pandemic and funding collapse, many colleges around the country are also being … More Education Writers Association to host Higher Education Seminar Sept. 15-16

National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit set Sept. 24 – Oct. 1

The National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit is seven sessions over seven days (Sept. 24 – Oct. 1) and a hands-on training seminar. Hear from open government and public information experts about the latest developments impacting state and local government transparency. Topics include police reforms, virtual public meetings, COVID-19 health data, accessing public records, … More National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit set Sept. 24 – Oct. 1

NAJA announces 2020 class of Native American Journalism Fellows

The Native American Journalists Association selects three fellows for an innovative virtual curriculum NORMAN, Okla. – The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) has selected three fellows to participate in the Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF) class of 2020.  With the cancellation of NAJA’s national convention due to COVID-19, the 2020 class of fellows will participate … More NAJA announces 2020 class of Native American Journalism Fellows

NAJA to host McGirt decision virtual roundtable Aug. 28

The roundtable series will feature discussions with Indigenous journalists covering Indian Country.  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals, including members working across Indian Country, are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The virtual roundtable series aims to share the pitfalls and best practices for reporting these … More NAJA to host McGirt decision virtual roundtable Aug. 28