Newseum Celebrates Media Literacy Week

NewseumED-Facebook partnership

As revelations unfold daily about the destructive impact of fake news, the Newseum emerges as a leading provider of media literacy education.
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National Council for the Social Studies

The website helps students understand the historical underpinnings of today’s issues, sharpen their analytical skills, and make informed decisions in a diverse and demanding world.
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Free Admission for Service Members During Veterans Day Weekend

Veterans Day

Active duty and retired members of the military will receive free admission to the Newseum from Nov. 10 through Nov. 12.
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Newseum Partners With Facebook on Media Literacy Initiative

NewseumED-Facebook partnership

The partnership will allow the Newseum to reach an even wider audience with its resources on fighting fake news and misinformation.
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JFK Photo Exhibit Returns to Newseum

Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe

“Creating Camelot,” featuring intimate and iconic photos of President John F. Kennedy and his family, will open on Sept. 29.
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Newseum and Hirshhorn Launch Joint Series on Freedom of Expression

Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn

This fall the Newseum will partner with the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on a series of conversations on the role of art and free speech in the 21st century.
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NewseumED Class Receives National Attention

Fighting Fake News

A Washington Post reporter sat in on our “Fighting Fake News” class and documented students’ struggle to differentiate fact from fiction.
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Jeff Herbst Steps Down as Newseum President and CEO


The museum begins a strategic review to evaluate its finances and identify new ways to execute its mission.
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September Is for Seniors

September is for Seniors

During the entire month of September, the Newseum is offering special senior discounts, classes and free guided highlights tours!
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Remembering John C. Quinn

John C. Quinn

The Newseum and the Newseum Institute mourn the loss of John C. Quinn, a distinguished journalist, former deputy chairman of the Freedom Forum and co-founder of the Chips Quinn Scholars diversity in journalism program.
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