Pants on Fire: A fact-checker’s tales of the 2016 election

Bill Adair, founder of PolitiFact

Bill Adair, founder of PolitiFact, will speak on the future and relevance of fact-checking at 5 p.m. CT, Thursday, Feb. 2, at the John Seigenthaler Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Herbst WSJ Op-Ed: Demand Will Have to Solve Fake News Problem

Jeffrey Herbst

Newseum president and CEO Jeffrey Herbst, writes about the rise, prevalence and consequences of fake news that is infiltrating the mainstream media — and the incontestable demand for this type of information.
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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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RFC’s Rev. Nathan Walker Presents at IDLO’s Conference on Freedom of Religion in Rome


The International Development Law Organization held a half-day conference Nov. 8 in Italy to discuss the role of the rule of law in securing freedom of religion or belief.
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Newseum Institute hosts panel during Free Speech Week


First Amendment experts discuss whether U.S. commitment to free speech has waned in recent years
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The Arizona Republic‘s response to endorsement threats


A moving message coming from the Arizona Republic president, who denounced Trump’s “conservative” principles as a danger to America.
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Speaking Up: Newseum Institute Celebrates Free Speech Week

Free Speech Week

As part of Free Speech Week, the Newseum Institute will host a free program on Oct. 20, “Free Speech: Still the ‘American Way’?”
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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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New report shows historically black university students’ views of free expression on campus

Via Knight Foundation

This report is a follow-up to a survey released in April of 3,072 college students in the United States on their views of First Amendment rights.
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Students: How is your campus protecting free expression?


Create a video and compete to participate in the Newseum Institute’s “Free Expression on Campus Video Fair” Nov. 17-18.
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