journalism

Considering the Future of Journalism

Considering the Future of Journalism

On Nov. 15, the Newseum hosted a discussion with Richard Gingras, vice president of Google News, and Michael Oreskes, senior vice president of news and editorial director at NPR.
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Now Trending: Hoaxes and Fake News

moon hoax

In 1835, fake news and hoaxes were designed to entertain and sell newspapers. Today, the proliferation of misinformation is intentionally meant to sway minds and influence public opinion.
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Silicon Valley, White House South Lawn Among Recent Newseum Stops

Free Speech in the Social Media Era

Newseum plays an important role in the debate over free expression issues at the intersection of journalism and technology.
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Sean Penn Pens a Scoop

Rolling Stone

The Oscar winner’s Rolling Stone interview with drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is stirring a debate over journalistic ethics.
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Washington Post reporter sentenced in secret – an Iranian shame

Jason Rezaian

A government official has announced that The Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian has now been sentenced to prison following his conviction last month on espionage and other charges.
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Washington Post Reporter Convicted

Jason Rezaian

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been held in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison since 2014, was found guilty Oct. 11 following a secret trial on charges of espionage.
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Reporting Vietnam: Larry Burrows

Larry Burrows

Burrows’s photo essay for Life magazine on a U.S. Marine helicopter crew is considered one of the greatest ever made.
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Journalist’s Fate in Limbo

Jason Rezaian

Coming off the release of two imprisoned Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt on Sept. 23, the president of Iran has indicated a willingness to release Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, but with conditions.
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Journalists Freed in Egypt

Al-Jazeera journalists

Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were released from an Egyptian jail Sept. 23 after a pardon by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, who freed a total of 100 prisoners.
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Reporting Vietnam: Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite

After a trip to Vietnam in early 1968, Cronkite became convinced that he had been misinforming the public about the war’s progress.
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