Jeff Herbst Steps Down as Newseum President and CEO


The museum begins a strategic review to evaluate its finances and identify new ways to execute its mission.
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Newseum and Newseum Institute Appoint New Trustees


Karen Appleton Page, R. David Edelman, Murray Garnick and Julie Henderson Join the Boards of Trustees of the Newseum and Newseum Institute.
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Tim Cook Named Recipient of the Free Expression Award

Tim Cook

Cook to be honored at Free Expression Awards Dinner April 18 at the Newseum.
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Newseum to Host TEDx Pennsylvania Avenue

TEDx Pennsylvania Avenue

The event will feature cutting-edge presentations from leaders in philanthropy, technology, government, journalism and more.
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Newseum CEO to Speak at SXSW

Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst and FBI Director James Comey

Jeffrey Herbst will discuss our rights under the First Amendment, particularly in this age of cybersecurity threats, with FBI Director James Comey at the annual conference in Austin, Tex.
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Newseum Names Sergio Furman Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Sergio Furman

Sergio Furman joins the Newseum from the Wildlife Conservation Society.
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Newseum Joins With the Make-A-Wish® Foundation to Grant Child’s Wish


Newseum visitors can witness a dramatic rescue of the city’s sports mascots by 5-year-old Kaheem, whose wish is to become a superhero.
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Former Newseum Editor Donald Ross Dies

Donald Ross

The Newseum and Newseum Institute today mourn the loss of Donald Ross, a writer and editor who shaped some of the Newseum’s major galleries and exhibits.
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Newseum to Launch New Ad Campaign in 2017

MDB Communications

The campaign will raise awareness of the Newseum’s mission: to promote, explain and defend free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment.
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Two Election Exhibits at Newseum Named Among Nation’s Top Five

CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect

“CNN Politics Campaign 2016” and the upcoming “Louder Than Words” were recently named among the nation’s top five election-themed exhibits by Philadelphia’s official visitor and travel site.
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