Freedom of Information Day at the Newseum

National Freedom of Information Day

Legal experts and open government advocates gathered in Newseum’s Knight Conference Center on March 11, 2016, for the 18th National Freedom of Information Day conference.
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Justice Breyer Holds Court at the Newseum

NBC News Justice correspondent Pete Williams and associate justice Stephen Breyer

Associate justice Stephen Breyer discussed the current challenges for the Supreme Court at a special program Feb. 25 at the Newseum.
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Sean Penn Pens a Scoop

Rolling Stone

The Oscar winner’s Rolling Stone interview with drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is stirring a debate over journalistic ethics.
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Remembering the Journalists We Lost

Remembering the Journalists We Lost

As 2015 comes to an end, the Newseum recognizes notable men and women who passed away this year whose contributions to journalism will not be forgotten.
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Notable Front Pages in 2015

Notable Front Pages in 2015

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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New Era of Student Protests

University of Missouri

In the end, it always seems to come down to student activists to make some noise and roust the country into social change.
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Washington Post Reporter Convicted

Jason Rezaian

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been held in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison since 2014, was found guilty Oct. 11 following a secret trial on charges of espionage.
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Flying High on Page One

Flying High on Page One

The current slogan for American Airlines is “Going for Great,” which could just as easily describe the premium front-page placement of one of its ads in the Oct. 5, 2015, edition of the Los Angeles Times.
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Journalist’s Fate in Limbo

Jason Rezaian

Coming off the release of two imprisoned Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt on Sept. 23, the president of Iran has indicated a willingness to release Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, but with conditions.
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Yogi Berra on the Front Page

Yogi Berra

Yankees great Yogi Berra died Sept. 22 at age 90, the day Pope Francis made his first visit to the United States. On today’s front pages, Berra was the only man in America who could overshadow the pope’s three-day visit to Washington.
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