The Newseum Institute Announces Leadership Appointments

Gene Policinski and Kristen Looney

Gene Policinski is named president of the Newseum Institute and Kristen Looney is named director of the Institute’s Religious Freedom Center.
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Trust, Media and Democracy in the Digital Age

Alberto Ibarguen

In a speech delivered at the Newseum, Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibargüen talks about how civic engagement and civil discourse are endangered by new technology, and what this means for democracy.
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Newseum and AAUW Partner on Media Literacy Education Initiatives

NewseumED and American Association of University Women

Free online resources developed by NewseumED and AAUW provide timely guidance on identifying and avoiding junk news.
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Newseum Celebrates Media Literacy Week

NewseumED-Facebook partnership

As revelations unfold daily about the destructive impact of fake news, the Newseum emerges as a leading provider of media literacy education.
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NewseumED.org endorsed by National Council for the Social Studies

National Council for the Social Studies

The website helps students understand the historical underpinnings of today’s issues, sharpen their analytical skills, and make informed decisions in a diverse and demanding world.
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Exhibit Celebrating First Amendment Advocate John Seigenthaler to be Unveiled at Nashville’s Seigenthaler Center

John Seigenthaler

On the same day the Center will also debut an exhibit featuring the work of NPR photographer David Gilkey, who was killed in 2016 on assignment in Afghanistan.
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Newseum Partners With Facebook on Media Literacy Initiative

NewseumED-Facebook partnership

The partnership will allow the Newseum to reach an even wider audience with its resources on fighting fake news and misinformation.
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Jeff Herbst Steps Down as Newseum President and CEO

Newseum

The museum begins a strategic review to evaluate its finances and identify new ways to execute its mission.
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Let Them March

Jeffrey Herbst

Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst responds to the attempts to suppress alt-right speech, assembly in wake of Charlottesville protests.
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New Website Tracks Press Freedom Abuses in the U.S.

Press Freedom Tracker

The Newseum Institute partnered with the Committee to Protect Journalists, the Freedom of the Press Foundation, and others to launch the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker.
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