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Jul 01, 2016, 07:00 ET Surveys Find Support for Religious Liberty and Free Speech, Need for More Education About Our Core Freedoms

Today, the Newseum Institute, in partnership with USA TODAY, released the results of its latest yearly State of the First Amendment survey. The...


Jun 29, 2016, 15:30 ET First Newspaper Printing of the Declaration of Independence Goes on Display at the Newseum

On July 1, the Newseum will open "1776 — Breaking News: Independence," a new exhibit featuring one of only 19 known copies of the July 6,...


May 25, 2016, 08:00 ET Newseum to Host Annual Journalists Memorial Rededication June 6

 On Monday, June 6, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will rededicate its Journalists Memorial, which recognizes men and women who died or were killed...


Apr 15, 2016, 07:00 ET 'CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect' Opens Today at the Newseum

 In partnership with CNN, today the Newseum opened "CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect," a new interactive exhibit that tells the...


Feb 01, 2016, 12:05 ET 'CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect' To Open at the Newseum April 15

In partnership with CNN, the Newseum announced today that on April 15, 2016, it will open "CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect," a new...


Nov 13, 2015, 07:00 ET Newseum's Popular FBI Exhibit Reopens Today

Today, the Newseum opened "Inside Today's FBI: Fighting Crime in the Age of Terror," a new version of its popular FBI exhibit, featuring...


Oct 14, 2015, 10:10 ET Newseum to Spotlight Freedom of Expression With New International Award

The Newseum, the nation's only museum dedicated to the First Amendment, announced today that it will establish an international award to recognize...


Sep 30, 2015, 12:48 ET Newseum's Popular FBI Exhibit Will Reopen on Nov. 13

On Nov. 13, 2015, the Newseum will open "Inside Today's FBI: Fighting Crime in the Age of Terror," a new version of its popular FBI exhibit,...


Sep 23, 2015, 10:24 ET Newseum Displays Chinese Protest Banners During President Xi's Visit to Washington, D.C.

 Today, the Newseum displays a series of banners on the front of its building at Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street that call on the Chinese...


Sep 18, 2015, 08:30 ET '40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World -- The Photography of Howard G. Buffett' Opens at the Newseum Today

Today, the Newseum unveiled its new exhibit "40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World — The Photography of Howard G. Buffett," featuring 40...


Aug 27, 2015, 10:00 ET John M. Seigenthaler to Receive 2015 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media

Veteran broadcast journalist John M. Seigenthaler is the recipient of the 2015 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media, to be presented Oct. 1,...


Aug 18, 2015, 14:24 ET National First Amendment Moot Court Competition Announced by Newseum Institute and Columbus School of Law

The Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition will debut in March 2016, the Newseum Institute and the Columbus...


Aug 12, 2015, 12:00 ET New Hands-On Video Experience at the Newseum Brings Civil Rights History to Life

 Today, the Newseum, in partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal, unveiled "Voices of the Civil Rights Movement," a new interactive kiosk that...


Aug 05, 2015, 17:09 ET Set of 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' To Be Donated to the Newseum

Today, the Newseum announced it will acquire the set of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" following Stewart's final appearance as host of the...


Jul 31, 2015, 08:30 ET "Nationals at 10" Opens Today at the Newseum

 Today, in partnership with the Washington Nationals, the Newseum will open "Nationals at 10: Baseball Makes News," a new exhibit spotlighting...


Jul 21, 2015, 09:00 ET '40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World -- The Photography of Howard G. Buffett' Opens Sept. 18 at the Newseum

On Sept. 18, 2015, the Newseum will unveil the new exhibit "40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World — The Photography of Howard G....


Jul 16, 2015, 10:00 ET Newseum Announces $5 Million Gift from Hubbard Broadcasting

 Today the Newseum and Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. announced the family-owned, independent national media company has made...


Jul 09, 2015, 12:00 ET Jeffrey Herbst Selected as Newseum President and CEO

 Dr. Jeffrey Herbst, the outgoing president of Colgate University and a noted political scientist and award-winning author, has been named...


Jul 03, 2015, 07:00 ET New Survey Shows One in Five Americans Believes First Amendment "Goes Too Far" in the Rights It Guarantees

 Today, the Newseum Institute, in partnership with USA Today, released the results of its annual State of the First Amendment survey, which...


Jun 25, 2015, 10:30 ET Newseum Institute Receives Grant From The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to Develop Religious Liberty Education Program

Today, the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute announced it has been awarded a $200,000 grant from The Arthur Vining Davis...


Jun 16, 2015, 08:30 ET 51 High School Students From Across The U.S. To Attend Washington Journalism Conference At The Newseum June 20-25

 Fifty-one high school journalists, representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, will explore the First Amendment and the watchdog...


Jun 08, 2015, 06:30 ET Newseum's 'Today's Front Pages' Display Goes Dark To Raise Awareness of the Threats to Journalists

 This morning, for the first time in the Newseum's seven-year history on Pennsylvania Avenue, no newspapers will be displayed in the Today's...


Jun 02, 2015, 11:00 ET Newseum to Host Annual Journalists Memorial Rededication June 8

 On Monday, June 8, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will rededicate its Journalists Memorial, which recognizes men and women who died or were killed in...


May 26, 2015, 10:08 ET "Nats at 10" Opening at the Newseum July 31, 2015

On Friday, July 31, in partnership with the Washington Nationals, the Newseum will open "Nats at 10: Baseball Makes News," a new exhibit...


May 22, 2015, 08:00 ET 'Reporting Vietnam' Explores How Journalists Delivered News to a Divided Nation

Today, the Newseum opens "Reporting Vietnam," a provocative new exhibit that marks the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, America's first...