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Jun 21, 2019, 10:17 ET "Seriously Funny: From the Desk of 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'" Exhibit Now Open

Today, the Newseum unveiled its newest exhibit, "Seriously Funny: From the Desk of 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.'" This furiously funny exhibit...


May 02, 2019, 11:57 ET Newseum Adds 21 Journalists to Journalists Memorial on June 3

On Monday, June 3, 2019, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will rededicate its Journalists Memorial, a two-story glass memorial that recognizes the reporters,...


Mar 07, 2019, 15:00 ET Newseum Exhibit 'Rise Up' Marks 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Inn Riots

On Friday, March 8, the Newseum opens a groundbreaking exhibit, "Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement," which explores the modern gay...


Feb 19, 2019, 11:56 ET 'Queer Eye' Co-Hosts, 'me too.' Movement Founder, 'Selma' Director and More at 2019 Free Expression Awards

Today, the Newseum and Freedom Forum Institute announced the award recipients of the fourth annual Free Expression Awards. The Free Expression Awards ...


Jun 04, 2018, 06:00 ET Newseum to Add 18 Journalists Killed in 2017 to Journalists Memorial on June 4

Today, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will rededicate its Journalists Memorial, which recognizes men and women who were killed while reporting the news. The ...


Apr 18, 2018, 04:24 ET 1968 Olympics Protesters, Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist, and Reporters Who Uncovered Workplace Harassment Awarded the Newseum Free Expression Awards

On April 17, the Newseum presented the 2018 Free Expression Awards, now in its third year, to a group of individuals who exhibit passion for and...


Mar 14, 2018, 03:08 ET Newseum to Host Program on March 23 Featuring Student Journalists From Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Today, the Newseum announced that student journalists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., will participate in a program at...


Feb 08, 2018, 03:48 ET Newseum Releases Report On Sexual Misconduct In The Media And Launches New Initiative To Combat The Problem

Today, the Newseum released a report on its groundbreaking Power Shift Summit held on Jan. 9, in which more than 130 newsroom leaders, editors,...


Jan 18, 2018, 01:52 ET "Pictures of the Year" Photo Exhibit Opens April 6 at the Newseum

On Friday, April 6, 2018, the Newseum will open "Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World's Best Photography," an exhibit that showcases images of ...


Jan 12, 2018, 03:50 ET New Exhibit "1968: Civil Rights at 50" Opens Today

Today, the Newseum opened "1968: Civil Rights at 50," a new exhibit that explores the tumultuous events that shaped the civil rights movement in...


Dec 08, 2017, 10:39 ET On Jan. 9, 2018, the Newseum Will Host 'The Power Shift Summit'

On Jan. 9, 2018, the Newseum will convene "The Power Shift Summit," a high-level gathering of invited leaders across journalism and the media...


Dec 06, 2017, 16:00 ET New Exhibit "The Marines and Tet" Opens at the Newseum on Jan. 26, 2018

On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, the Newseum will open its latest exhibit, "The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War." The innovative...


May 15, 2017, 10:33 ET NewseumED Visits Palo Alto High School to Pilot Class on Fake News

On Tuesday, May 16, NewseumED curriculum developers will be at Palo Alto High School in California to pilot their newest media literacy class,...


Apr 25, 2017, 14:01 ET Newseum Finds "Alternate Understanding" of the First Amendment Among Young Adults

In a new white paper published today, Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst argues that young adults have developed an "alternate understanding"...


Feb 02, 2017, 12:00 ET Tim Cook Named Recipient of the Free Expression Award

The Newseum announced today that Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive the Newseum's 2017 Free Expression Award in the Free Speech category. Cook, who has...


Jan 03, 2017, 01:36 ET 'Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics' Opens Jan. 13 at the Newseum

On Jan. 13, 2017, the Newseum will unveil its newest exhibit, "Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics," created in partnership with the Rock &...


Dec 14, 2016, 01:27 ET Newseum Announces Recipients of the 2017 Free Expression Awards

Today, the Newseum announced the recipients of the 2017 Free Expression Awards, which recognize those who exhibit passion for and dedication to free...


Nov 10, 2016, 10:00 ET Newseum to Host Exclusive 2017 Presidential Inauguration Celebration Experience

To celebrate the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, the Newseum will host an all-inclusive Presidential Inauguration...


Aug 25, 2016, 11:30 ET Newseum Will Host Annenberg Space for Photography's 'REFUGEE' Exhibit, Illuminating Global Plight of the Displaced

On Nov. 18, 2016, the Newseum, in partnership with the Annenberg Space for Photography, will open "REFUGEE," a groundbreaking exhibit that...


Jun 29, 2016, 03:30 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, 1776,...


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 while...


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 story of ...


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...