2018 Free Expression Awards

April 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
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2018 Free Expression Awards @ Newseum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Celebrating the World’s Champions for Free Expression

At the third annual Free Expression Awards, the Newseum and Newseum Institute will recognize those who exhibit passion for and dedication to free expression. Honorees have taken personal or professional risks in sharing critical information with the public, have been censored or punished by authorities or other groups for their work, or have pushed boundaries in artistic and media expression.

Award Recipients

Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Chairman, The New York Times Company

Dr. John Carlos

1968 Olympic medalist, human rights activist

Dr. Tommie C. Smith

1968 Olympic medalist, human rights activist

Journalists who uncovered sexual misconduct in the workplace


John Seigenthaler

Former anchor and correspondent, NBC News

Event Information

6:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards Presentation
9:30 p.m. Dessert Reception

Cocktail attire

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2018 Free Expression Awards, please contact Cassie Hurley at churley@newseum.org or by calling 202-292-6557.

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