press freedom

When it comes to our freedoms, is a C+ grade good enough?

First Amendment

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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Diverse Opinions Spark Conversation at “The President and the Press”

Newseum event brought together top journalists and White House representatives to discuss the Trump administration’s relationship with the press.
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Schieffer’s call for even better journalism rings true

Bob Schieffer

Veteran journalist Bob Schieffer delivered a stirring salute to the profession at the Newseum’s program on “The President and the Press.”
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Mexican Journalist Killed for Doing Noble Work

Norte

Miroslava Breach’s murder, the third journalist killing in Mexico in recent weeks, makes us reflect on the heroism of many journalists as they go about their daily work.
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Sean Spicer and Kellyanne Conway Join Newseum for Special Program

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer

The program, which will be live-streamed from the Newseum, will explore the Trump administration’s relationship with the press.
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Newseum to Host Special Program on the Trump Administration’s First 100 Days

Trump at news conference

The program will convene members of the press, government officials and First Amendment advocates to discuss First Amendment challenges in the early days of the current administration.
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At Long Last, the Stuff of Journalism

White House press corps

A free press is now in full-operating mode in the role that the nation’s founders intended: as a watchdog on government.
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Native journalist faces trespass, riot charges — in silence

Jenni Monet

Native American journalist Jenni Monet was arrested last week while covering protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline. Why aren’t more journalism institutions rallying in her support?
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World Press Freedom Remained Low in 2015

press freedom map

The percentage of the world’s population that has access to a free press remained at its lowest point in more than a decade in 2015, according to an annual report released by Freedom House.
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Washington Post reporter released from Iranian prison

Jason Rezaian

Jason Rezaian had been held captive for 544 days on espionage charges.
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