October 2018 - NAHJ

NAHJ calls on newsrooms to challenge disinformation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2018 NAHJ Reminds Journalists to Challenge Disinformation to Ensure Accountability in Reporting Washington, D.C. – Today, Hugo Balta, president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) implores journalists to be adamant in fact checking all reports. With tensions building around midterm elections, disinformation is [...]

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NAHJ President meets with AP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2018 NAHJ President speaks with The Associated Press Leadership regarding Migrant Caravan coverage Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) President Hugo Balta led a meeting with leadership from The Associated Press to address the language used to describe the migrant [...]

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NAHJ response to description of migrants by AP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2018 NAHJ Responds to tweet by The Associated Press calling march of migrants 'like a ragtag army of the poor' Washington, D.C. – While it is significant to address the issues surrounding the migrant caravan moving through Mexico, this caption by The Associated Press pressures [...]

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NAHJ President letter on VP of Print Eligibility

October 9, 2018 Dear NAHJ Members, I am writing to you regarding the inquiry of lifetime member Vicki Adame and her eligibility to serve as the Vice President of Print on the board of directors of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ). During a special meeting in executive session, the [...]

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Treatment of White House Correspondent Considered Unprovoked and Abusive by NAHJ President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2018 Treatment of White House Correspondent Considered Unprovoked and Abusive by NAHJ President Washington, D.C. –The treatment of ABC News’ senior White House Correspondent and NAHJ Member Cecilia Vega during a White House Rose Garden press conference today was unprovoked and abusive. The condescending comment was [...]

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