Free Admission for Veterans and Active Service Members

Veterans Day

The Newseum once again offers free admission to veterans and active duty members of the U.S. military, plus one guest.
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Newseum Sets Single-Day Attendance Record

Museum Day

The Newseum set its all-time single-day visitor record on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, with 11,815 people visiting the one-of-a-kind institution.
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#DefendPressFreedom campaign launched ahead of midterm elections

RSF, Vote, Election, Reporters without Borders

The Freedom Forum Institute and the Newseum have joined Reporters Without Borders in a campaign to encourage voters to ask their congressional candidates where they stand on press freedom.
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7 Questions for Carrie Christoffersen, the Newseum’s New Executive Director

Carrie Christoffersen

Carrie Christoffersen, the Newseum’s new executive director, was part of the original team that opened the Newseum in 1997.
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Lesley Visser Receives 2018 Al Neuharth Award

Al Neuharth, Lesley Visser

Veteran Sports Broadcaster Lesley Visser was presented with the 2018 Al Neuharth Excellence in the Media Award on June 18.
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Wells Fargo to Sponsor Newseum Exhibit on Gay Rights

Gay Pride

$250,000 gift will support a program series and the March 2019 exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the Gay Rights Movement.”
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Newseum Pays Tribute to Journalists Who Died in 2017


On June 4 the Newseum imagines the world #WithoutNews, as it rededicates its Journalists Memorial to honor those who have died while reporting the news.
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Newseum to Add 18 Journalists to Journalists Memorial on June 4

The Today’s Front Pages display will go dark in fourth annual #WithoutNews campaign to raise awareness of threats to journalists.
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