Letter from the Board of Directors to members of the Native American Journalists Association

Dear Members, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our communities, jobs and lives, our thoughts and sympathies are with you. We hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe.  At NAJA, we have continued to monitor both domestic and international efforts to save lives and protect communities from the coronavirus. We have … More Letter from the Board of Directors to members of the Native American Journalists Association

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announces Local Legal Initiative launch in Oklahoma

Local Legal Initiative will place lawyers in total of five states including Oklahoma to provide local news organizations with pro bono legal support The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced today that it will launch its Local Legal Initiative this year in Colorado, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee to provide pro bono legal … More Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announces Local Legal Initiative launch in Oklahoma

Google News Initiative to host journalist training Nov. 4

SPJ, NAJA, NAHJ and NABJ to co-host Google tools training at OU Gaylord College in Norman, OK NORMAN, Oklahoma — Journalists can learn to use Google tools that provide valuable ways to access and process information for the betterment of their stories during a training event Nov. 4 at the University of Oklahoma, Gaylord College … More Google News Initiative to host journalist training Nov. 4

NPR airs inaccurate story about ICWA case

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) issued the following statement after National Public Radio broadcast and published “Native American Adoption Law Challenged As Racially Biased” – an inaccurate and imprecise story about an Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) custody case: NPR violated its ethics policy by failing to thoroughly fact check its reporting and allowing … More NPR airs inaccurate story about ICWA case