Uncategorized Archives - NAHJ

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 [...]

By | October 22nd, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | October 9th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAHJ President honors one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2018 NAHJ President honors one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) remembers and mourns the devastation following Hurricane Maria’s landfall in Puerto Rico. All the association’s digital platforms will be used to reflect and honor the fellow [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board Agenda 9.19.18

Board of Directors Meeting: September 19, 2018 7pm EST/4pm PST Call in # (712) 770-4010 #612432 Call meeting to order (National President Hugo Balta) Roll Call Approval of Minutes President’s Report 60 Day Overview, December retreat, 2019 board meetings, Open Positions, Board Committees Financial Report Executive Director Report (Alberto) Propose [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diversity Groups Strongly Urge Newsrooms to Contribute to ASNE Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2018 Diversity Groups Strongly Urge Newsrooms to Contribute to ASNE Survey Austin, Texas (September 13, 2018) -- A coalition of minority journalism organizations is disturbed by a lack of participation in the American Society of News Editors' (ASNE) annual diversity survey. The coalition strongly urges media companies to participate [...]

By | September 13th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAHJ response to double standard in media coverage around crime

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2018 News coverage around crimes committed by minorities continue to emphasize immigration status, ethnicity and race WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Hugo Balta of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) strongly condemns the manner in which Latinos are represented in ongoing news coverage. Repeatedly, news [...]

By | August 23rd, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final NAHJ Statement on ‘White, and in the Minority’ – Spanish

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA 17 de agosto de 2018 Presidente de NAHJ dialoga con The Washington Post acerca de artículo titulado "Blanco, y en la minoría" ('White, and in the minority') WASHINGTON, D.C. - El Presidente Nacional de NAHJ participó en una llamada telefónica con Marty Baron, editor ejecutivo de The [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final NAHJ Statement on ‘White, and in the Minority’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2018 NAHJ President speaks with The Washington Post regarding 'White, and in the minority' WASHINGTON, D.C. - NAHJ National President Hugo Balta led a phone call with The Washington Post's Executive Editor, Marty Baron, to address the story 'White, and in the minority', published on July [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAHJ Support for Gary Cooper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2018 NAHJ President condemns physical attack by protestor against NAHJ Member WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Hugo Balta of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) condemned the attack on journalist Gary Cooper by an anti-fascist protestor during the “Unite the Right” rally.  Gary Cooper is [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments