The Water Desk launches new round of reporting grants

The Water Desk is now accepting applications for our second round of grants to support independent and staff journalists, as well as media outlets, covering Western water issues and the Colorado River Basin. The region of coverage spans Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming—as well as the borderlands of Northwest Mexico. We … More The Water Desk launches new round of reporting grants

NAJA announces 2020 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients

NAJA awards $50,000 in total scholarships to five Indigenous journalism students OKLAHOMA CITY — The Native American Journalists Association partnered with the Facebook Journalism Project to establish the NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship in 2018 to support quality journalism that strengthens and connects communities. For the 2020-2021 school year, NAJA will award five scholarships of … More NAJA announces 2020 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients

NAJA Reporting Guide: U.S. Supreme Court cases McGirt v. Oklahoma and Sharp v. Murphy

On Thursday, July 9, 2020, the final decision day of its 2019-2020 term, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Jimcy McGirt in McGirt v. Oklahoma that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation remains intact. The Native American Journalists Association and Native American Rights Fund developed this reporting guide as a tool for newsrooms reporting on … More NAJA Reporting Guide: U.S. Supreme Court cases McGirt v. Oklahoma and Sharp v. Murphy

NAJA, NABJ, NAHJ, AAJA, and SPJ demand end to racialized mascots in media

The Native American Journalists Association joins the National Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Asian American Journalists Association, and Society of Professional Journalists to call for immediate discontinuance of race-based sports mascots in media NAJA is joined by NABJ, NAHJ, AAJA, and SPJ to reiterate its demand for the immediate and permanent … More NAJA, NABJ, NAHJ, AAJA, and SPJ demand end to racialized mascots in media

NAJA will host 2020 Elections online Aug. 26-Sept. 10

The Native American Journalists Association calls for 2020 Board candidacy declarations through Aug. 2; virtual candidate forum set for Aug. 25 The Native American Journalists Association rescheduled the 2020 National Native Media Conference for Sept. 15-19, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, NAJA will host the 2020 Board Elections online Aug. 26- Sept.10, … More NAJA will host 2020 Elections online Aug. 26-Sept. 10

RCFP highlights resources in lieu of protest coverage, Tulsa Trump rally

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will be monitoring their legal hotline on Saturday, June 20 in lieu of the Trump rally and can help connect journalists with an attorney in Tulsa if they are arrested. The webform in this link is the recommended way to reach them during weekday business hours, but in an … More RCFP highlights resources in lieu of protest coverage, Tulsa Trump rally