iNAAJA

International American Arab Journalists Association

NAAJA Conference an Inspiration—And Major Networking Opportunity

NAAJA Conference an Inspiration—And Major Networking Opportunity   NAAJA conference organizers are commended for hosting workshops vital to Arab-American journalists. (Staff photo D. Hanley) The National American Arab Journalists Association (NAAJA), founded in 1999, held its sixth annual national conference in Dearborn, MI, April 29 to May 1, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Dearborn Mayor Jack Read more about NAAJA Conference an Inspiration—And Major Networking Opportunity[…]

NAAJA and Radio Baladi announce 2011 Journalism Conference in Dearborn

NAAJA and Radio Baladi announce 2011 Journalism Conference in Dearborn November 3, 2010 The National Arab American Journalists Association is partnering with Radio Baladi radio to host a journalism conference to explore the state of American Arab and Muslim news media and journalism 10 years after Sept. 11, 2001. Titled “The Future of American Arab Read more about NAAJA and Radio Baladi announce 2011 Journalism Conference in Dearborn[…]

Arab American View Newspaper front Cover 2007

Past NAAJA Officers and Members

Past NAAJA Officers and members Here is a record of past officers and members. CHAPTER COORDINATORS: Aref Assaf – NEW JERSEY CHAPTER Aref Assaf is the New Jersey Coordinator for NAAJA. He is a columnist with the Star Ledger Newspaper, New Jersey. He writes the SL Blog, Denville New Jersey. He has been writing op-eds for more Read more about Past NAAJA Officers and Members[…]

Dr. M.T. Mehdi meets with Palestinian Leader Yasir Arafat in 1969

MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award

MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award The M.T. Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award Sponsored by the Mehdi Family, ADC and NAAJA This award is established by the family of the late journalism pioneer Dr. Mohammad T. Mehdi. Dr. M.T. Mehdi regularly  challenged the common stereotypes and notions of Arabs in the American mass media and in the public sphere to Read more about MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award[…]

Wayne State criticized for Helen Thomas award cancellation

Wayne State criticized for Helen Thomas award cancellation American Arab Journalists denounce Wayne State University’s cancellation of Helen Thomas Award as a move to undermine Free Speech Published by the Arab American Times, November 20, 2010 Chicago, Il – The National Arab American Journalists Association Saturday denounced the decision to Wayne State University to terminate its Read more about Wayne State criticized for Helen Thomas award cancellation[…]

1999 NAAJA Conference Welcoming remarks

Speech to the 1999 Arab Writers Conference By Ray Hanania This was the opening speech delivered to the first conference of the National Arab American Journalists Association on Saturday evening, 7:30 pm at the Radisson, O’Hare Hotel in Chicago attended by more than 125 Arab and Muslims journalists, writers, ethnic newspaper publishers, radio talk show Read more about 1999 NAAJA Conference Welcoming remarks[…]