Infographic: Americans Want to Know if the COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe and Effective

Today, NAB launched a toolkit that provides local journalists with resources they need to effectively communicate with their communities about the COVID-19 vaccine. Developed in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), the toolkit includes independent research findings, best practices and links to national experts and … Continue reading Infographic: Americans Want to Know if the COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe and Effective

Free Press Needs Transparency after Attacks on Capitol

On January 6, a demonstration objecting to the certification of the 2020 presidential election turned into a deadly riot in the halls of the United States Capitol. Reporting from inside and around the Capitol, journalists from broadcast TV and radio to newspapers and digital platforms documented the violence, chaos and panic unfolding in front of … Continue reading Free Press Needs Transparency after Attacks on Capitol

Protecting Journalists’ Safety and First Amendment Rights

“Journalists covering a democratic transition of power in Washington shouldn’t have to run for cover,” said Mark Lodato, dean of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications in a story recounting harrowing attacks on journalists at the riots at the U.S. Capitol last week. “We’ve hit bottom.” Yet, as our nation confronts challenges  on many fronts, … Continue reading Protecting Journalists’ Safety and First Amendment Rights

Resolved: Defending the First Amendment

Yesterday was a new day of infamy in the chronicle of American history as the United States Capitol was attacked by a domestic mob. Amid ire directed at the media, including unsettling reports of journalists’ equipment being destroyed, America’s broadcasters did not relent. We are grateful to the dedicated journalists who risked their lives to … Continue reading Resolved: Defending the First Amendment