NAJA demands CNN apologize for using “something else” to describe Native voters

On CNN’s live election night coverage, an on-air graphic used the phrase “something else” to refer to voters who are not white, Latinx, Black or Asian. This type of language continues the efforts to erase Indigenous and other voters who don’t neatly fall into the race categories listed in the graphic.  Being Native American is … More NAJA demands CNN apologize for using “something else” to describe Native voters

The Native American Journalists Association and Report for America take new steps to strengthen reporting in Indigenous communities

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association and Report for America are partnering to support 20 reporting positions across the country that focus on or include Indigenous affairs. This groundbreaking initiative aims to strengthen local journalism in areas where Indigenous peoples play vital roles in the community. Report for America is a national service … More The Native American Journalists Association and Report for America take new steps to strengthen reporting in Indigenous communities

NAJA partners with Mathison to connect employers with members

New platform to help increase Indigenous representation in mainstream newsrooms  NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association announced a new partnership with Mathison to expand job opportunities for members. With support from the Knight Foundation, the project aims to increase career opportunities for underserved communities while helping employers build a more inclusive hiring process. Through the … More NAJA partners with Mathison to connect employers with members

NAJA calls for audit on New York Times story

The Native American Journalists Association is calling on the New York Times to provide an audit on how its story titled “Drawn From Poverty: Art Was Supposed to Save Canada’s Inuit. It Hasn’t.” was published. The article, by Catherine Porter, is harmful to Inuit and needs to be addressed. It is a journalist’s duty to … More NAJA calls for audit on New York Times story