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

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

Election SOS offers free election training for journalists

If you’re a working journalist right now, chances are some of these questions are crossing your mind: How can I reach new audiences in the midst of a pandemic? What do people need to know this election season, and how can we best position our coverage to serve them? How can I produce stories that … More Election SOS offers free election training for journalists

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