NAJA urges Indigenous journalists to avoid working with CNN, calls for Santorum’s dismissal

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Native American Journalists Association strongly cautions Native American and Alaska Native reporters from working with, or applying to jobs, at CNN in the wake of continued racist comments and insensitive reporting directed at Indigenous people. During its live Election Night coverage in November, CNN labeled Native American voters as “something else.” … More NAJA urges Indigenous journalists to avoid working with CNN, calls for Santorum’s dismissal

NAJA reschedules 2021 National Native Media Conference

The Native American Journalists Association reschedules annual conference to Aug. 25-27, 2022, extends memberships and program deadlines through next year PHOENIX — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Journalists Association has again postponed the 2021 National Native Media Conference until 2022.  NAJA President Francine Compton said the ongoing safety challenges caused by … More NAJA reschedules 2021 National Native Media Conference

Sounds of Sovereignty: The Past and Future of Indigenous Audio Media set April 14-15

Designed in partnership with Haskell Indian Nations University, the Hall Center for the Humanities, and the University of Kansas’s departments of Indigenous Studies, History, and Journalism, this conference will focus on how audio media, from radio to online audio clips to podcasts, have historically been and continue to be a tool for political activists, journalists, … More Sounds of Sovereignty: The Past and Future of Indigenous Audio Media set April 14-15

NAJA, RCFP to host The Local Legal Initiative: Legal support for Indigenous journalists roundtable April 16

This episode of the NAJA Roundtable series will feature attorneys from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press who will discuss legal support of press and information rights for Indigenous journalists. The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The … More NAJA, RCFP to host The Local Legal Initiative: Legal support for Indigenous journalists roundtable April 16

NBCU Academy offers ‘Graduation: What now?’ & financial success student workshops in April

NBCU Academy has set two student workshops for April. See more information below. Graduation: What now?Thursday, April 8th from 1pm-2pm ET Every Summer a new class of graduates is thrust into the world – having to make the nerve-wracking transition from academic life to professional life. The global pandemic has added a new wrinkle to … More NBCU Academy offers ‘Graduation: What now?’ & financial success student workshops in April

NAJA stands in solidarity with AAJA and condemns anti-Asian racism

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) stands in solidarity with the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and condemns anti-Asian racism and the shootings in Atlanta.  NAJA urges all journalists and media outlets to follow the reporting guidelines set forth by AAJA on covering Asian American and Pacific Islander communities at http://www.aaja.org. Media … More NAJA stands in solidarity with AAJA and condemns anti-Asian racism