NAJA to host Authentic Authorship: Understanding Indigenous Claims and Connections roundtable June 10

This episode of the NAJA “Covering Indian Country” Roundtable series will feature Indigenous experts who will discuss and examine the complexity of Indigenous identity, kinship, and community.  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique challenges when covering Indigenous people and communities. The NAJA Roundtable series aims to examine the … More NAJA to host Authentic Authorship: Understanding Indigenous Claims and Connections roundtable June 10

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

Google News Initiative releases first impact report

The Google News Initiative has released its first report to provide transparency into how Google’s investment has helped to support the news industry, and lessons from the publishers they’ve worked with along the way. Building on nearly two decades of work and partnering with the news industry, in 2018 the Google News Initiative was launched to … More Google News Initiative releases first impact report

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

GNI launches innovation challenge to support projects that develop new business models

As a part of the Google News Initiative’s $300M commitment to help journalism thrive in the digital age, they have launched GNI Innovation Challenges to support projects that drive digital innovation and develop new business models. The GNI will fund a set of projects from around the world that meet specified criteria, with the intent … More GNI launches innovation challenge to support projects that develop new business models

Google News Initiative partners with LION Publishers to advise aspiring news entrepreneurs

We’re in a unique moment in time: local news is shrinking but the interest in high-quality local news is growing.  While journalists continue to be laid off, and many local news publishers are struggling to figure out their long-term financial sustainability, there’s increased interest in creating digital-first news publications to keep communities informed. But, up … More Google News Initiative partners with LION Publishers to advise aspiring news entrepreneurs