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
Indian Country Today Mark Anthony Rolo ‘was first and foremost a journalist with a strong sense of social justice and a pen that could be withering at times.’ Mark Anthony Rolo, award-winning journalist and educator, died May 30 at Saint Clare Hospice House in Baraboo, Wisconsin, after a long illness. He was 58. A graduate … More Ojibwe journalist Mark Anthony Rolo passes at age 58
Indian Country Today is starting a weekday newscast airing at 4 p.m. EST, to help inform tribal nations about the pandemic and to see how the novel coronavirus is impacting Native people. They will also cover other stories that arise during this crisis. ICT is also partnering with FNX/First Nations Experience to air the newscast every … More Indian Country Today launches weekday broadcast to cover COVID-19
by AJ Earl At the 2017 NAJA President’s reception, Tim Giago (Oglala Lakota) and Native American Journalists Association President Bryan Pollard (Cherokee) took time to give brief remarks on the announcement of Indian Country Today’s hiatus.