NAJA partners with NPR NextGenRadio Project for second Indigenous-centered digital workshop Nov. 1-6

Second Indigenous-centered digital workshop for early-career professionals will be virtual and co-hosted with NPR station KOSU in Oklahoma City. The Native American Journalists Association is partnering again with NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project for NextGenRadio: Indigenous, a 5-day digital-first workshop centering Indigenous stories and storytellers Nov. 1-6, 2021. Applications are due by midnight CDT Oct. … More NAJA partners with NPR NextGenRadio Project for second Indigenous-centered digital workshop Nov. 1-6

2021 NAJA-NextGenRadio: Indigenous cohort announced

NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project partners with the Native American Journalists Association, Native Public Media, and Southern California Public Radio to host Indigenous-centered digital workshop NORMAN, Oklahoma – The Next Generation Radio Project, in partnership with the Native American Journalists Association, Native Public Media, and Southern California Public Radio announced the 2021 cohort for the … More 2021 NAJA-NextGenRadio: Indigenous cohort announced

Applications for Indigenous-centered digital workshop NAJA-NextGen Radio Project accepted through Feb. 20

For the first time, The Next Generation Radio Project, in partnership with the Native American Journalists Association, Native Public Media, and Southern California Public Radio, will lead NextGenRadio: Indigenous, a 5-day digital-first workshop centering Indigenous stories and storytellers.  The project, scheduled for March 14-19, is all-remote due to the pandemic, and selected participants will report … More Applications for Indigenous-centered digital workshop NAJA-NextGen Radio Project accepted through Feb. 20

NAJA agrees with NPR ombudsman assessment of flawed ICWA story

The Native American Journalists Association supports the assessment of National Public Radio’s Ombudsman Elizabeth Jensen regarding the story “Native American Adoption Law Challenged As Racially Biased.” In December, NAJA released a statement challenging the network’s unchecked use of racial language and lack of context in reporting, stating in part: “NPR violated its ethics policy by … More NAJA agrees with NPR ombudsman assessment of flawed ICWA story

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