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

NAJA among JSK, Big Local News Data Reporting Grant awardees

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University and Big Local News, a project of the Stanford Journalism and Democracy Initiative, awarded today $191,500 in funding to 11 projects worldwide that will report data-driven stories related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  These JSK-Big Local News Data Reporting Grants are being funded with support from the … More NAJA among JSK, Big Local News Data Reporting Grant awardees

National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit set Sept. 24 – Oct. 1

The National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit is seven sessions over seven days (Sept. 24 – Oct. 1) and a hands-on training seminar. Hear from open government and public information experts about the latest developments impacting state and local government transparency. Topics include police reforms, virtual public meetings, COVID-19 health data, accessing public records, … More National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit set Sept. 24 – Oct. 1

NAJA to host McGirt decision virtual roundtable Aug. 28

The roundtable series will feature discussions with Indigenous journalists covering Indian Country.  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals, including members working across Indian Country, are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The virtual roundtable series aims to share the pitfalls and best practices for reporting these … More NAJA to host McGirt decision virtual roundtable Aug. 28

NAJA to host Covering COVID-19 in Indian Country virtual roundtable July 23

The virtual roundtable series will feature discussions with Indigenous journalists covering the coronavirus pandemic in Indian Country. The first discussion will focus on coverage of the Navajo Nation. NAJA is now accepting pitches for the series. The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals, including members working across Indian Country, are working through challenges … More NAJA to host Covering COVID-19 in Indian Country virtual roundtable July 23

NAJA, Reveal to host discussion on COVID-19’s impact on the Native American census count June 18

The Native American Journalists Association in partnership with Reveal | from the Center for Investigative Reporting will hold an online discussion and Q&A June 18 at 1:30 p.m. PT/4:30 p.m. ET regarding COVID-19’s impact on the Native American census count. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, the 2020 U.S. Census was already … More NAJA, Reveal to host discussion on COVID-19’s impact on the Native American census count June 18