Newseum to Rededicate Its Journalists Memorial During June 5 Ceremony

The memorial will be updated with the names of 14 journalists who died in pursuit of the news in 2016.
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Hassling journalists damages our ‘watchdog on government’

Another incident of a journalist being “manhandled” at a federal office building should set off alarm bells across partisan lines.
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NewseumED Pilots Fake News Class at Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, Calif.

The class, developed with student input, is aimed at improving students’ media literacy.
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Attacking a free press: Actions speaker louder than heated words

Verbal assaults on the press are nothing new, and even expected. But when words cross over into action, everyone’s freedom is threatened.
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Why Social Media Keeps Failing Us

Social media may never strike the right balance between free expression and safety, decency and truth.
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NewseumED to Visit Palo Alto High School to Pilot Fake News Class

Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, Calif.

The class is part of the Newseum’s response to increasing demand for media literacy education.
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Students Have an “Alternate Understanding” of the First Amendment

Threats to Campus Free Speech

Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst argues that students increasingly believe in the “right to non-offensive speech.”
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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 Free Expression Award Winners Honored at Newseum

Rip Patton

The Newseum and Newseum Institute recognized six individuals for their work defending and promoting the First Amendment.
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