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Jun 24, 2014, 12:00 ET
2014 State of the First Amendment survey infographic. Courtesy of the Newseum Institute. (PRNewsFoto/Newseum Institute)

Support Rises Among Adults for Student Free Expression, but One-Third of Americans Still Say First Amendment Goes Too Far

In a survey released today by the Newseum Institute's First Amendment Center, a growing majority of Americans say high school journalists should be...

Jun 17, 2014, 10:00 ET
Gwen Ifill will receive the 2013 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism on June 23 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The longtime print and television journalist is co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour and moderator of "Washington Week." (PRNewsFoto/Newseum Institute)

PBS's Gwen Ifill to Receive Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism

 Gwen Ifill will receive the 2013 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism on June 23 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center. The...

May 27, 2014, 14:55 ET

Newseum to Host Journalists Memorial Rededication June 9

On Monday, June 9, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will rededicate its Journalists Memorial, which recognizes men and women who died or were killed in the...

Apr 30, 2014, 19:38 ET
The Cherokee Phoenix -- the first Native American newspaper -- was launched in 1828 in New Echota, Ga. Publisher Elias Boudinot, born "Buck Deer," hoped for a time when "all the Indian tribes of America shall arise, Phoenix-like … and when the terms 'war whoop,' 'scalping knife' and the like shall become obsolete." Today, the Cherokee Phoenix is published monthly in print and online. Image credit: Newseum Collection (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

Una nueva exposición que se inaugura el 16 de mayo en el Newseum explora el rol de la prensa étnica en Estados Unidos

El 16 de mayo, el Newseum abrirá "One Nation With News for All" (Una nación con noticias para todos), una nueva exposición que...

Apr 30, 2014, 12:03 ET
The Cherokee Phoenix -- the first Native American newspaper -- was launched in 1828 in New Echota, Ga. Publisher Elias Boudinot, born "Buck Deer," hoped for a time when "all the Indian tribes of America shall arise, Phoenix-like … and when the terms 'war whoop,' 'scalping knife' and the like shall become obsolete." Today, the Cherokee Phoenix is published monthly in print and online. Image credit: Newseum Collection (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

New Exhibit Opening May 16 at the Newseum Explores the Role of the Ethnic Media in America

On May 16, the Newseum will open "One Nation With News for All," a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used...

Apr 22, 2014, 10:18 ET
African migrants crowd the moonlit Djibouti shore trying to capture cell phone signals from neighboring Somalia to contact relatives abroad. "Signal" won first place in the Feature category in Pictures of the Year International, one of the oldest and most prestigious photojournalism contests in the world. Credit: John Stanmeyer, Freelance (PRNewsFoto/Newseum )

'Pictures of the Year' Photo Exhibit Opens April 25, Only at the Newseum

On Friday, April 25, 2014, the Newseum will open "Pictures of the Year," an exhibit that showcases dramatic, award-winning images of the people,...

Mar 13, 2014, 12:00 ET

In a Digital World, 'Show and Tell' Means Bringing the Museum to the Classroom

Today, the Newseum launched the latest component of its free Digital Classroom website, "Women, Their Rights and Nothing Less." The new learning...

Feb 06, 2014, 15:52 ET
Newseum, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, will open "One Nation With News for All", a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. "News For All" opens May 16 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Image courtesy: Newseum.  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

El Newseum anuncia asociación con la Smithsonian Institution para nueva exhibición

El 16 de mayo de 2014, el Newseum, en asociación con la Smithsonian Institution, inaugurará "One Nation With News for All", una nueva...

Feb 06, 2014, 12:00 ET
Newseum, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, will open "One Nation With News for All", a new exhibit that tells the dramatic story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. "News For All" opens May 16 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Image courtesy: Newseum.  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

Newseum Announces Partnership With Smithsonian Institution on New Exhibit

Opening in May 2014, "News for All" Explores How Ethnic Media Shaped America On May 16, 2014, the Newseum, in partnership with the Smithsonian...

Feb 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

All the Drama and Wonder of the Winter Olympics on Display at Washington D.C.'s Newseum

AFP's Photo Coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics Will Be Displayed on the Newseum's 40-Foot-Wide High-Definition Media Screen...

Jan 14, 2014, 13:30 ET
Student civil rights activists join hands and sing as they prepare to leave Ohio to register black voters in Mississippi. The 1964 voter registration campaign was known as Freedom Summer. This image and others are now on display in a new exhibit called "1964: Civil Rights at 50" at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Credit: Ted Polumbaum/Newseum collection.  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

Newseum Opens "1964: Civil Rights at 50" Exhibit Featuring Powerful Photographs of Freedom Summer

Inside Media Program on Jan. 18 Will Feature Family of Renowned Photographer Ted Polumbaum On Friday, Jan. 17, the Newseum will open "1964:...

Jan 10, 2014, 12:00 ET

The Newseum Made Headlines in 2013 With Record-Breaking Number of Visitors

D.C. Museum Announces Plans for an Even Bigger 2014 The Newseum welcomed more visitors in 2013 than in any other year since the museum opened...

Dec 17, 2013, 10:30 ET

Newseum to Exhibit "Pictures of the Year" Photography Winners Beginning April 2014

Winners of the World's Oldest Photojournalism Competition Go on Display in Washington, D.C.  On April 25, 2014, the Newseum will open...

Nov 13, 2013, 09:00 ET
On Thursday, Nov. 14, the Newseum will open its highly anticipated "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the comedy classic "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

'Anchorman: The Exhibit' Opens At the Newseum

On Thursday, Nov. 14, the Newseum will open its highly anticipated "Anchorman: The Exhibit," featuring props, costumes and footage from the comedy...

Oct 01, 2013, 12:12 ET
In one of the most memorable scenes in "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," Ron (Will Ferrell) ignites his flute during an impromptu jazz performance. The flute will be part of "Anchorman: The Exhibit," opening at the Newseum Nov. 14.  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum, Courtesy Paramount Pictures; Flute: Sarah Mercier/Newseum/Courtesy DreamWorks Studios)

Design Unveiled, New Props Announced for 'Anchorman: The Exhibit' at the Newseum

 The Newseum has revealed the design of "Anchorman: The Exhibit," which features props, costumes and footage from the 2004 hit comedy...

Sep 25, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Newseum Hosts JFK Remembrance Day to Mark 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination on Nov. 22

Tickets to Nov. 20 Program Featuring Secret Service Agent Clint Hill and CBS News Correspondent Bob Schieffer Go on Sale Oct. 7 On Friday,...

Sep 16, 2013, 10:03 ET

Media Leaders Join Panels Exploring 'Security, Freedom and Privacy in the Digital Age'

Representatives from The Washington Post, the Associated Press, The Guardian, The New York Times and PBS NewsHour will discuss "Security, Freedom...

Aug 29, 2013, 11:12 ET

As School Year Begins, Newseum Institute Launches New Education Resource on the American Civil Rights Movement

This week, as many Americans reflect on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Newseum Institute is adding a new civil rights-focused...

Aug 12, 2013, 12:48 ET

Newseum to Host March on Washington Memorial Youth Mentoring Summit on Aug. 27

Featured guests include Carlotta Walls LaNier and Ernest Green, the youngest and eldest of the nine students denied access to Central High School...

Aug 02, 2013, 09:00 ET
A Newseum visitor reads about the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter where in 1960 four African-American college students launched the sit-in movement. "Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement" opens Aug. 2.  (PRNewsFoto/Newseum)

Newseum's Exhibit on the American Civil Rights Movement, 'Make Some Noise,' Opens Today

 Today, in time for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Newseum opens "Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights...

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