press freedom

#DefendPressFreedom campaign launched ahead of midterm elections

RSF, Vote, Election, Reporters without Borders

The Freedom Forum Institute and the Newseum have joined Reporters Without Borders in a campaign to encourage voters to ask their congressional candidates where they stand on press freedom.
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Newseum Pays Tribute to Journalists Who Died in 2017

#WithoutNews

On June 4 the Newseum imagines the world #WithoutNews, as it rededicates its Journalists Memorial to honor those who have died while reporting the news.
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Newseum to Add 18 Journalists to Journalists Memorial on June 4

The Today’s Front Pages display will go dark in fourth annual #WithoutNews campaign to raise awareness of threats to journalists.
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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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