John M. Seigenthaler to Receive 2015 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media

John M. Seigenthaler

The veteran broadcast journalist follows in the footsteps of his father, the late John Seigenthaler, a journalist and civil rights champion who won the award in 1999.
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Case Studies: How Much is Too Much?

Case Study

The murder Aug. 26 of a WDBJ journalist and cameraman raises important ethical questions on how the story has and continues to be covered. To help your students explore the ethical questions about content use and sources during tragedy, NewseumED offers two related classroom-ready case studies.
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Two Journalists Shot Dead in Virginia

Virginia Reporters

Two journalists were shot to death during a live TV broadcast on Aug. 26 outside Roanoke, Va.
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Vietnam Music Monday: “The Unknown Soldier”

The Unknown Soldier

Each Monday, we feature a song from the Vietnam era that’s part of our “Reporting Vietnam” exhibit.
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Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later

Douglas Brinkley, Marc Morial and Shepard Smith

In a public program at the Newseum, historian Douglas Brinkley, former New Orleans mayor Marc Morial and Fox News anchor Shepard Smith shared their unique perspectives and experiences during and after the devastating hurricane.
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10 Years After Katrina: Mississippi Strong

Sun Herald Front Page

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Stan Tiner, executive editor of the Biloxi Sun Herald, describes a state with grit, hope and an eye on the next big storm.
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Julian Bond — A voice of reason, a call for change

Julian Bond. Paul Sancya/Courtesy The Associated Press

In a nation beset for more than 50 years by racism, divided by war, and brimming with confrontation, anger and violence — there was the voice of Julian Bond: soft spoken and serious, reasoned but no less passionate, and always, always, challenging.
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Learn Media Literacy Teaching Tips at Free Workshop Sept. 19

ED JFFE workshop feature

Thanks to a grant from Participant Media, the Newseum is excited to offer a free open-enrollment professional development opportunity for D.C. metro area high school teachers.
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Vietnam Music Monday: “I Feel Like I’m Fixin’ to Die Rag”

I Feel Like I’m Fixin’ to Die Rag

Each Monday, we feature a song from the Vietnam era that’s part of our “Reporting Vietnam” exhibit.
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Vietnam Revisited

Don North

Veteran war correspondent Don North visited Vietnam in April 2015 to mark the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. He found a country that suppressed free speech but offered hope.
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