Events & Programs

Newseum’s 10th Anniversary

Newseum’s 10th Anniversary
When: April 11, 2018 all-day
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Ten years ago today, on April 11, 2008, the Newseum opened its doors to a line of visitors that stretched six blocks, nearly reaching the Capitol building. More than 10,000
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Mary Beth Tinker on Student Free Speech

Mary Beth Tinker
When: March 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

In response to the Parkland tragedy and the groundswell of student activism across the nation, youth rights advocate Mary Beth Tinker will join Newseum educators on March 13 to discuss
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Human Rights and Freedom in Today’s Turkey

Human Rights and Freedom in Today’s Turkey
When: March 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Religious Freedom Center’s Committee on Religious Liberty will host a panel discussion about human rights violations and threats to basic freedoms in Turkey. In July 2016, the attempted military takeover
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The Opioid Diaries: Photographs By James Nachtwey

The Opioid Diaries: Photographs By James Nachtwey
When: March 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

TIME photographer James Nachtwey has spent decades documenting war, famine and terrorism around the world. In a special new TIME project, Nachtwey turns his lens on the crippling epidemic at
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Power Shift Project: Power to the Interns

Jill Geisler
When: March 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Pennsylvania Avenue Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project — a major new initiative on behalf of women in the news industry — launches the first in a series of live interactive training
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Fifty Years Later: The Kerner Report

President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder and Kerner Commission
When: March 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Join us for a discussion about diversity in today’s news media and how the media covers communities of color, fifty years after the publication of the Kerner Report. In 1968,
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The Newseum at SXSW: Investigative Journalism in the Social Media Age

Investigative Journalism in the Social Media Age
When: March 11, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Salon H – JW Marriott, 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold won a 2017 Pulitzer Prize for his national reporting on then candidate Donald Trump’s charitable giving. This conversation will focus on the future of transparent
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The Newseum at SXSW: The Only Solution to Fake News: Education for All

The Only Solution to Fake News: Education for All
When: March 10, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Salon FG – JW Marriott, 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Your mother shared a fake news story. Your students cited “alternative facts.” There’s only one thing to do: teach news and media literacy education. In this session, we’ll demystify the
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The Newseum at SXSW: First Amendment Report Card

First Amendment Report Card
When: March 9, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Salon G – Hilton Austin Downtown, 500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

The panel will discuss how regular First Amendment report cards help cut through partisan posturing and 24-hour news cycles to track how actual laws, policies, and events impact our freedoms.
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Sunshine Week 2018: Fighting for Transparency & Freedom of Information

Sunshine Week 2018
When: March 9, 2018 @ 8:30 am
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Join several of the nation’s leading journalism and freedom of information advocates to preview Sunshine Week 2018, which will take place March 11 – 17. Sunshine Week is a nationwide
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