Notable Front Pages in 2016

In an eventful year of outstanding front pages, these 10 stood out for power, influence and the embodiment of a free press.
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Remembering Journalists We Lost

In Memoriam 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, the Newseum recognizes notable men and women who passed away this year whose dedication to journalism and a free press will not be forgotten.
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On This Day in History, President John F. Kennedy Was Shot

CBS News Bulletin

See powerful artifacts and photographs at the Newseum that show how the story of the assassination spread across the nation.
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Remembering Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill, author, moderator and managing editor of PBS’s “Washington Week,” and one of the most prominent journalists in the country, died Nov. 14, 2016, in Washington. She was 61.
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Now Trending: Hoaxes and Fake News

moon hoax

In 1835, fake news and hoaxes were designed to entertain and sell newspapers. Today, the proliferation of misinformation is intentionally meant to sway minds and influence public opinion.
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News Ratings Trumped Credibility

Trump Triumphs

After one of the nastiest and most divisive presidential campaigns in recent memory, business tycoon Donald Trump is president-elect of the United States.
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Media Soul-searching in Store After Election

CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect

The media’s failures covering the 2016 presidential campaign should offer painful but valuable lessons for future political coverage.
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21st Century Threat to Press Freedom

21st Century Threat to Press Freedom

The threat to press freedom in the 21st century looks a lot like 19th century vigilante justice.
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Newspaper Endorsements: Do They Matter?

Newspaper Endorsements: Do They Matter?

In the contentious 2016 presidential elections, how influential are newspaper endorsements of presidential candidates?
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Media the Focus in CNN Program

“CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect” With Wolf Blitzer

CNN’s lead political anchor Wolf Blitzer moderated a lively discussion Sept. 19 in the Newseum’s Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater about the issues involved in the unprecedented 2016 election and the media’s coverage of it.
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