journalism

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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2018 Free Expression Awards Recipients Announced

Free Expression Awards

1968 Olympics protesters, reporters who uncovered workplace harassment to receive Newseum’s Free Expression Awards.
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For source of fake reporter ‘robocall,’ look under a rock

Smartphone

The fake robocall was a disgusting attempt to discredit reporters investigating the sexual misconduct allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore.
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Times-Palin ruling good for free speech, press

Sarah Palin

The court’s decision upholds First Amendment laws that protect not only journalists, but also members of the public who express political opinions.
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Sessions’s ‘leak’ warning to journalists misguided, misplaced

Threatening journalists for publishing leaked information is the wrong message, delivered by the wrong messenger.
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When Leaks Dry Up, We Turn to FOIA

United States Capitol

This is how the Freedom of Information Act works – in theory and in practice.
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Newseum’s ‘Today’s Front Pages’ Exhibit Goes Dark

WithoutNews

On Monday, as part of its #WithoutNews campaign, the Newseum also recognized journalists who died covering the news in 2016.
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Montana millionaire charged with journalist assault – and headed for Congress?

The incident represents an alarming escalation in the recent spate of physical rebuffs against journalists.
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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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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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