press freedom

Newseum Unveils New Journalism Artifacts

The artifacts are central to two prominent and recent incidents involving press freedom in the United States.
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Newseum’s ‘Today’s Front Pages’ Exhibit Goes Dark

WithoutNews

On Monday, as part of its #WithoutNews campaign, the Newseum also recognized journalists who died covering the news in 2016.
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Freedom House and Newseum Unveil 2016 World Press Freedom Map

World Press Freedom Map

United States, Turkey, Russia and others on watch list for 2017.
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When it comes to our freedoms, is a C+ grade good enough?

First Amendment Report Card

In a report card issued by the First Amendment Center of the Newseum Institute, the First Amendment gets a barely passing grade.
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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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Newseum to Host Special Program on the Trump Administration’s First 100 Days

Trump at news conference

The program will convene members of the press, government officials and First Amendment advocates to discuss First Amendment challenges in the early days of the current administration.
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#FreeAustinTice Banner To Be Unveiled on the Newseum’s Facade

Austin Tice

On Nov. 2 at 12 p.m., Reporters Without Border (RSF) and the Newseum will unveil a banner for Austin Tice, the last American journalist captive held in Syria, on the Newseum’s facade.
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21st Century Threat to Press Freedom

21st Century Threat to Press Freedom

The threat to press freedom in the 21st century looks a lot like 19th century vigilante justice.
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New Documentary Shows Charlie Hebdo Staff ‘Knew the Risks’

“Inside Charlie Hebdo” screening

The new documentary “Inside Charlie Hebdo” depicts a fateful 2006 editorial meeting of the French satirical newspaper where staffers joke about the consequences of their decision to reprint Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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