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Aug 27, 2015, 10:00 ET
Veteran broadcast journalist John M. Seigenthaler is the recipient of the 2015 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media, to be presented Oct. 1, 2015, at the University of South Dakota. Seigenthaler is the anchor of Al Jazeera America's prime-time news program and previously was the anchor of the "NBC Nightly News" weekend edition. Courtesy John Seigenthaler.

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
The Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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
The Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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
The Newseum will acquire the set of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" following Stewart's final appearance as host of the late-night television program on Thursday, Aug. 6. Credit: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"

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
Pitching sensation Stephen Strasburg warms up before his first game with the Washington Nationals in June 2010. The pitching rubber and rosin bag he used during his dazzling debut are among the 30 artifacts in the exhibit "Nationals at 10: Baseball Makes News," opening July 31 at the Newseum. Top: Courtesy the Washington Nationals. Bottom: Photo: Amy Joseph/Newseum; artifacts: Loan, Washington Nationals Baseball Club

"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
Photographer and philanthropist Howard G. Buffett meets with children receiving food aid at a school in Tajikistan. On Sept. 18, 2015, the Newseum will open "40 Chances," an exhibit of Buffett's photos chronicling the world hunger crisis. Credit: Howard W. Buffett

'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
The Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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

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
The 2015 State of the First Amendment survey shows one in five Americans believes the First Amendment "goes too far" in the rights it guarantees.

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
Today's #WithoutNews awareness campaign is taking place as the museum rededicates its Journalists Memorial, which recognizes journalists who died or were killed in the pursuit of news. At a 10 a.m. ceremony, the names of 14 journalists selected to represent all journalists who died covering the news in 2014 will be added to the 2,257 names on the memorial.

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
The Journalists Memorial at the Newseum. With this year's addition of 14 names from 2012 and previous years, the memorial will honor a total of 2,271 reporters, photographers, broadcasters and news executives from around the world, dating back to 1837. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

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
Opening July 31, "Nats at 10" will bring back memories of some of the most unforgettable moments in Nationals history, with artifacts including the bat and ball from Ryan Zimmerman's walk-off home run in the inaugural game at Nationals Park in 2008, the pitching rubber and rosin bag used by Stephen Strasburg during his record-breaking 14-strikeout major league debut in 2010, the jersey worn by 19-year-old Bryce Harper in 2012 in his first major league game and the home plate used during Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter in the last game of the 2014 regular season. Credit: Washington Nationals

"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" features powerful photos and news footage, evocative music and more than 90 compelling artifacts, historic newspapers and magazines that will take visitors back to experience a time when America was at war and young people were rejecting the conservative values of their parents. The exhibit opened May 22, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 12, 2016. Visit newseum.org to learn more. Credit: Sarah Mercier/Newseum

'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...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:00 ET

Newseum Digital Classroom Learning Module Endorsed by National Council for the Social Studies

Today, the Newseum announced that its Digital Classroom learning module "Women, Their Rights and Nothing Less: The First Amendment and the Women's...

Jan 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
Police and protesters face off over voting rights in Selma, Ala., May 7, 1965, a day forever known as Bloody Sunday. A new exhibit, "1965: Civil Rights at 50" opens Friday, Jan. 16, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Credit: Spider Martin

'1965: Civil Rights at 50' Opens Today at the Newseum

Today, the Newseum opened its newest exhibit, "1965: Civil Rights at 50," which explores the dramatic civil rights events of 1965, from the...

Dec 02, 2014, 12:02 ET
This "Police the Police" poster was carried by Beverly Adams, of University City, Mo., during a protest in October. The poster is among the items Shahid acquired for the Newseum's collection.

Newseum Will Put Items From News Coverage of Ferguson, Mo., Protests on Display Later This Month

Today, the Newseum announced it has collected more than a dozen items from protesters and journalists in Ferguson, Mo., following the August 2014...

Oct 06, 2014, 17:21 ET

Newseum to Host Memorial Service Celebrating the Life of James S. Brady

On Friday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will host a memorial service for James S. Brady, former White House press secretary for President...

Sep 02, 2014, 17:11 ET
Veteran journalist Peter S. Prichard, former editor of USA Today and former president of the Newseum, is the recipient of the 2014 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media, to be presented Oct. 9, 2014, at the University of South Dakota, Neuharth’s alma mater. Photo courtesy the Newseum (PRNewsFoto/Newseum Institute)

Former USA Today Editor Peter S. Prichard to Receive 2014 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media

Veteran journalist Peter S. Prichard, former editor of USA Today and former president of the Newseum, is the recipient of the 2014 Al Neuharth...