NAJA agrees with NPR ombudsman assessment of flawed ICWA story

The Native American Journalists Association supports the assessment of National Public Radio’s Ombudsman Elizabeth Jensen regarding the story “Native American Adoption Law Challenged As Racially Biased.” In December, NAJA released a statement challenging the network’s unchecked use of racial language and lack of context in reporting, stating in part: “NPR violated its ethics policy by … More NAJA agrees with NPR ombudsman assessment of flawed ICWA story

Changing Racial Narratives Project Launches Survey on Minnesota Media and Race

Findings will inform March conference for media professionals and educators   For media inquiries contact: Ka Vang, Project Manager ka@narrativechange.news or 651.290.1395   PAUL, Minn. — How confident are Minnesota news professionals in their ability to accurately reflect the experiences and stories of people who are from a racial or cultural group that is different … More Changing Racial Narratives Project Launches Survey on Minnesota Media and Race

General Federation of Women’s Clubs seeks Croly Award entries

The Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism Covering Issues of Concern to Women recognizes journalists who best capture the courage, vision, and spirit of Jane Cunningham Croly. Jane Cunningham Croly was a pioneering journalist who devoted her life to helping women improve their lives and expand their rights. The Croly Award winner must … More General Federation of Women’s Clubs seeks Croly Award entries

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

Association of Food Journalists now accepting awards entries

2019 AWARDS COMPETITION: CALL FOR ENTRIES AND GUIDELINES Entries are now being accepted for AFJ’s 2019 awards contest in food journalism. This year’s contest covers 16 categories. Review the 2019 Call for Entries and Guidelines to see the descriptions, rules and procedures. AFJ members pay a discounted rate on every entry. AFJ memberships are based on … More Association of Food Journalists now accepting awards entries

Amnesty International media awards seeks entries

After a decade-long hiatus, Amnesty International USA will once again recognize excellence in human rights reporting and the vital role of a free press at an awards ceremony on April 3. The Amnesty International USA 2019 Media Awards will be held in New York City and are now accepting entries for submission. The AIUSA Media … More Amnesty International media awards seeks entries