journalism

2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

Speaking from Columbia University in New York, Pulitzer Prize Administrator Mike Pride lauded the “vigorous free press” and its role in our democracy.
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Sean Spicer and Kellyanne Conway Join Newseum for Special Program

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer

The program, which will be live-streamed from the Newseum, will explore the Trump administration’s relationship with the press.
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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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