Newseum to Host Program With Student Journalists From Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

The Eagle Eye journalists will be in Washington, D.C., to attend the “March for Our Lives” rally on March 24.
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Podcast: Reporting as a Survivor

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Four student journalists at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School describe the experience of reporting on the shooting that occurred at their own school.
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The White House is wrong. A free press is ‘the people’

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Newseum Institute President Gene Policinski’s op-ed in the Austin American-Statesman looks at the historic tension between the press and the president.
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‘Power to the Interns’: Creating Safer Newsrooms

See takeaways from the Newseum Institute’s “Power to the Interns” program, which focused on how universities and employers can prepare interns for work in a #MeToo world.
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Podcast: Censoring Student Journalists

Herriman Telegram

Does freedom of the press apply to high school students? Lata Nott interviews two student journalists about their fight to publish a story their school censored.
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Journalists Who Exposed Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Presented with Free Expression Award

Free Expression Awards

Thirteen journalists from four media organizations will accept the award at the April 17 ceremony at the Newseum.
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School walkouts in the wake of ‘Parkland’ — protected by the First Amendment or not?

Parkland student protests

As the youth movement around gun control gains steam, some schools have threatened students with suspension and other consequences if they protest on school grounds.
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Michelle Hedenskoog — The Wind Beneath Our Wings

Chips Quinn Scholars program director Karen Catone bids a fond farewell to Michelle Hedenskoog, an “unsung hero” who is retiring at the end of February after 17 years with the CQS program.
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Podcast: The First Amendment and Symbolic Speech

NFL players take a knee

Expressive acts, like kneeling during the national anthem or burning the American flag, are considered “symbolic speech” — but are they protected under the First Amendment?
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Newseum Launches Initiative to Combat Sexual Misconduct in the Media

Power Shift Project

The initiative is based on solutions identified in a new report, which addresses workplace sexual misconduct as a real and urgent problem masked by silence and enabled by power imbalance.
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