NAHJ Dismayed by the Blatant Mistreatment of Latina Journalists at 9News

In a recent article by Lori Lizarraga, Lizarraga shares that three Latina reporters, herself included, were dismissed by 9News in the past year. More disturbing, Lizarraga shared personal examples of discrimination in the newsroom during her short tenure.

  • Mar 30, 2021
  • 4:38 PM

NAHJ Stands With AAJA in Denouncing Anti-Asian Racism in Coronavirus Outbreak

According to a tweet by CBS News White House Correspondent, Weijia Jiang, a White House official referred to COVID-19 as the “Kung-Flu.”

  • Mar 19, 2020
  • 4:32 PM

NAHJ Rescinds Invitation of Fox News as Sponsor of Upcoming Journalism Conference

The following letter from NAHJ President Hugo Balta was published on August 22, 2019: Dear NAHJ Members, Today I am announcing the decision to rescind the invitation of Fox News as a sponsor for NAHJ at the upcoming Excellence In Journalism (EIJ19) conference in San Antonio next month. Major news outlets have always held value […]

  • Aug 22, 2019
  • 2:51 PM

NAHJ Statement on Treatment of Univision by President Maduro

Jorge Ramos is a respected journalist who has faced not one, but multiple physical hurdles placed in front of him by various governments.

  • Feb 26, 2019
  • 3:21 PM

NAHJ Reprehends Commentary and ‘Apology’ by Tom Brokaw

Applauds correspondent Yamiche Alcindor for immediate fact check.

  • Jan 27, 2019
  • 11:20 PM

NAHJ Concerns About Manipulation and Misrepresentation Stem From Recent NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll

As has been shown, time and time again, when the media reports falsehoods, the public believes falsehoods.

  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 11:48 AM

NAHJ Responds to ‘Border Crossing’ NYT Podcast by The Daily 

“Proper journalism gives subjects a voice, rather than reducing the voice of an entire minority to the that of an American man with a microphone and background noises of splashing water,” said Hugo Balta.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 2:12 PM

NAHJ Urges Media to Fact Check Trump Administration Propaganda

“Stories must be written and reported with the base value of truth, instead of regurgitation.”

  • Jan 7, 2019
  • 9:44 PM

NAHJ Meets With NPR to Discuss Diversity and Inclusion

“A culture of framing stories where Latinos are the protagonists as niche must change,” Hugo Balta said. “Newsroom managers need to appreciate that ‘Latino’ stories and ‘American’ stories are one in the same, that inclusion of different voices is increasingly relevant to the changing multiethnic, multicultural, multilingual nation.”

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 12:43 PM

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