World Press Freedom Remained Low in 2015

press freedom map

The percentage of the world’s population that has access to a free press remained at its lowest point in more than a decade in 2015, according to an annual report released by Freedom House.
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Newseum Joins AFI DOCS as Official Gala Screening Partner


Opening and Closing Night Galas with screenings and filmmaker Q&A sessions will be held at the Newseum June 22 and June 26, 2016.
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April 28 program marks beginning of Newseum’s VR initiative

Virtual Reality Initiative

“Virtual Reality, Storytelling and News” will feature Mitch Gelman, who joins the Newseum as senior fellow in media and technology.
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Museum seeks public input for nationwide crowdsourcing project

History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has launched “History Unfolded,” a project that aims to discover what Americans knew about the Holocaust.
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A Celebration of Free Expression

Free Expression Awards

At the inaugural Newseum Free Expression Awards, honorees shared inspirational words about their work in the face of threats and oppression.
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Top CNN political team marks opening of Newseum exhibit

CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect

A lively discussion at the invitation-only event explored campaign 2016, what it’s been like to cover the candidates, and the impact of social media on the election.
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2016 Pulitzer Prizes Awarded

Pulitzer Prize

The best in journalism was honored April 18, 2016, with the awarding of the Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s highest honor.
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Innovative CNN Politics Exhibit Now Open

CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect

Get up close and personal with campaign 2016 in this real-time exploration of the presidential election. Don’t miss special programming opening weekend!
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Inside Today’s FBI: Boston Marathon Bombing

Inside Today’s FBI

This week in 2013, terrorists planted bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon and set off a four-day city-wide manhunt led by the FBI.
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Newseum to Sponsor AD 2 DC Program on 2016 Political Advertising

Sonya Gavankar, Manager of Public Relations, Newseum

The Newseum’s Sonya Gavankar moderates a discussion with campaign managers, chiefs of staff, and advertisers from social media giants.
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