Events & Programs

Inside Media: The History of the American Newspaper

Patt Morrison
When: September 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Los Angeles Times columnist Patt Morrison talks about her new book, “Don’t Stop the Presses! Truth, Justice and the American Newspaper.” The book showcases the importance of newspapers, in both
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Media Briefing: Women Running for Office in 2018

Freedom Forum Institute, Women’s Media Center and Swanee Hunt Alternatives
When: July 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

On Wednesday, July 25, the Freedom Forum Institute, in collaboration with the Women’s Media Center and Swanee Hunt Alternatives, will host a media briefing on the status of a record
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Shifting the Power: Innovative Initiatives to Create Safer, More Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces

Power Shift Project
When: July 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Freedom Forum Institute’s Power Shift Project presents “Shifting the Power” on Tuesday, July 24, which will feature newsroom leaders sharing innovative initiatives to create safer and more inclusive and
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Special Screening: “The Wall”

“The Wall”
When: July 14, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Newseum presents a special screening of “The Wall,” a documentary from the Arizona Republic and USA Today Network which explores the impact of President Trump’s promise to build a
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Workplace Integrity: Train the Trainers

Jill Geisler
When: June 26, 2018 – June 27, 2018 all-day
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Freedom Forum Institute’s Power Shift Project has developed a one-of-a-kind workshop called Workplace Integrity: Train the Trainers tailored for media organizations as a tool to help create meaningful change
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Museum Day 2018

Museum Day
When: September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Newseum is participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! on September 22, 2018. Just present a Museum Day Live! ticket at our admissions desk and get two free admissions
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Aspen Institute Symposium on the State of Race in America

The Aspen Institute
When: May 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 12:15 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Aspen Institute Symposium on the State of Race in America explores new attitudes, opportunities, and challenges for and about people of color in 21st century America. This annual event
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2018 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference

Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference
When: June 16, 2018 – June 21, 2018 all-day
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference program targets rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who demonstrate qualities of “free
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2018 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media

Lesley Visser
When: June 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Where: The New York Times Great Hall, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Veteran sportscaster Lesley Visser is the recipient of the 2018 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in The Media. The Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in The Media is named for
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Rise Up: Politics and the Gay Rights Movement

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.)
When: June 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) appear together for a conversation on legislative and societal challenges and victories that helped shape the long struggle for LGBTQ
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