A Celebration of Free Expression

Free Expression Awards

At the inaugural Newseum Free Expression Awards, honorees shared inspirational words about their work in the face of threats and oppression.
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Top CNN political team marks opening of Newseum exhibit

CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect

A lively discussion at the invitation-only event explored campaign 2016, what it’s been like to cover the candidates, and the impact of social media on the election.
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Inside Today’s FBI: Boston Marathon Bombing

Inside Today’s FBI

This week in 2013, terrorists planted bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon and set off a four-day city-wide manhunt led by the FBI.
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Inside Today’s FBI: Unabomber Arrest

Theodore Kaczynski

Twenty years ago this week, the FBI found and arrested the mail bomber who had been terrorizing universities, airlines and computer stores for 17 years.
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“Barriers and Bias” panel discussion at the Newseum

“Barriers and Bias” panel discussion at the Newseum

Five top female media executives discussed AAUW’s new research report on barriers and bias against women in leadership positions at a special members-only Newseum program.
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In the “Spotlight” with Marty Baron

Jeffrey Herbst and Marty Baron

At SXSW, Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst and Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron discussed the evolving media landscape and how the Oscar-winning film “Spotlight” captured the need for investigative reporting.
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NewseumED

We’re giving away a $1,000 Amazon gift card plus monthly prizes, just for signing up for the Newseum’s free online learning resource.
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Washington’s Cherry Blossoms Now Expected Mid-March

Cherry Blossoms

The National Park Service has revised its original projected peak bloom dates, which were announced at a press conference at the Newseum. The blossoms are now expected March 18-23.
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Marty Baron to speak with Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst at SXSW

Marty Baron

Herbst will interview the Washington Post executive editor as part of a three-day series of interviews from the interactive festival in Austin, Texas.
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Black History Month resources for educators

NewseumED offers lesson plans and an interactive collection on the First Amendment and the civil rights movement, available online for free.
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