Election SOS taking applications for new fellowship program through Sept. 29

Election SOS, an initiative by Hearken and the American Press Institute, in collaboration with Trusting News and the Democracy Fund is rolling out a new fellowship program to help support local newsrooms around the country in their coverage of the 2020 general election.  Election SOS Fellowship Program is looking for students and recent grads who … More Election SOS taking applications for new fellowship program through Sept. 29

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

NAJA members elect board members; board selects executive committee

Francine Compton was elected to first term as president; Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton elected as vice-president for second term.  Members of the Native American Journalists Association elected Graham Lee Brewer (Cherokee Nation), Jourdan Bennett-Begaye (Diné), and Pauly Denetclaw (Diné) to the NAJA Board of Directors.  The election was held exclusively online, and voting members were able to … More NAJA members elect board members; board selects executive committee

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

NAJA hosts Into the Broken Trust Investigation roundtable Sept. 17

This episode of the NAJA Roundtable series will feature the APTN Investigates team and their coverage of the systemic abuse of Indigenous women  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The NAJA Roundtable series aims to examine the challenges and … More NAJA hosts Into the Broken Trust Investigation roundtable Sept. 17

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