News & Commentary

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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First Amendment Center’s David L. Hudson, Jr. releases new book on free speech

What defines “freedom of speech”—in public schools; on the Internet? What constitutes libel? How have our rights regarding freedom of speech changed over the years? Find the answers to these questions and more in Documents Decoded: Freedom of Speech.
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Federal Appeals Court Reinstates Inmate’s First Amendment Retaliation Claims

The Third Circuit recognizes that prisoners do not forfeit all of their free-speech rights behind bars.
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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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CQS 2017 Class

Everything you need to know about the CQS 2017 class.
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2017 BLOG (DAY 1)

A recap of Day 1 of the 47th CQS orientation and multimedia training in Nashville, Tenn.
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2017 BLOG (DAY 2)

A recap of Day 2 of the 47th CQS orientation and multimedia training in Nashville, Tenn.
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2017 BLOG (DAY 3)

A recap of Day 3 of the 47th CQS orientation and multimedia training in Nashville, Tenn.
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