Sámi University of Applied Sciences opens applications for master’s in Indigenous journalism

Are you already a journalist working within indigenous media? Or are you interested in working with indigenous issues? Then the Indigenous journalism master’s program might be a for You! The Master’s Degree Program in Sámi Journalism with an Indigenous Perspective is a unique program bringing together students from all over the world to the world … More Sámi University of Applied Sciences opens applications for master’s in Indigenous journalism

NAJA partners with IJNR to improve natural resources reporting in Indian Country

Norman, Okla. – The Native American Journalists Association has partnered with the Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources to improve the accuracy, depth and perspective of natural resources reporting across Indian Country. The partnership will facilitate the inclusion of Indigenous voices and viewpoints in IJNR reporting institutes. IJNR helps improve coverage of natural resource issues … More NAJA partners with IJNR to improve natural resources reporting in Indian Country

2019 Native American Journalism Fellowship applications now open

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous journalists in mainstream media. One of the ways NAJA supports and empowers members is through the annual Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF), which is open to current American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations college students, undergraduate and graduate, … More 2019 Native American Journalism Fellowship applications now open

NAJA supports Muscogee (Creek) Nation bill reinstating free press for Mvskoke Media

MCN National Council Committee to vote on NCA 18-184 Dec. 6 The Native American Journalists Association supports Muscogee (Creek) National Council bill NCA 18-184, which would restore free press to Mvskoke Media. The new law would also reseat the former editorial board. A move toward the reinstatement of an independent media would allow for the … More NAJA supports Muscogee (Creek) Nation bill reinstating free press for Mvskoke Media

NAJA responds to headline “Cowboys Scalp Indians”

The Native American Journalists Association extends an invitation to Michael Brooks and publisher Chris Lundstrom to participate in an ethics and coverage training. Michael Brooks, a sports writer for the Jackson County Herald-Tribune, recently authored a story headlined “Cowboys Scalp Indians” posted to the jacksonconews.com website. This headline marks a significant lapse in ethical judgement … More NAJA responds to headline “Cowboys Scalp Indians”

Democracy Fund releases American Indian Media Today report

Native American media emerged from the need for tribes to advocate for their sovereignty and lives during the 1820s and 1830s. Today, Native media remains committed to its advocacy roots, but with the majority of Native media being owned by tribal governments, Native American media often acts to promote tribal government messages to Native people … More Democracy Fund releases American Indian Media Today report