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Here's What We Learned From Friday's #DayofFacts

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.18.2017 | Home

Museums and libraries are typically nonpartisan institutions, but even they can’t stay quiet in this political climate and amid the “fake news” ...

The Newseum

Tony Woodcock | Posted 01.26.2017 | Home
Tony Woodcock

On a visit to Washington D.C. in December I made a most astonishing discovery. I found, eight years after it opened its new building, one of the fines...

Activist Gifting -- Last-Minute Ideas For The Progressives On Your List

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 12.23.2016 | Home
Barbara Falconer Newhall

By Barbara Falconer Newhall This year, my thirty-something kids aren't all that interested in getting the usual shirts, sweaters and jewelry that I l...

It's Time to Include Disabilities in Diversity

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 12.15.2016 | Home
Janice S. Lintz

Article after article discusses our need to ensure diversity, but they rarely mention disabilities.

Newseum's Jeffrey Herbst on 'The Algorithm As Editor'

East-West Center | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
East-West Center

Speaking by Skype recently to participants in the East-West Center's 2016 International Media Conference in New Delhi, Dr. Jeffrey Herbst, President a...

How Campus Policies Limit Free Speech

The Conversation US | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
The Conversation US

Colleges and universities are supposed to be places where freedom of expression flourishes. Sadly, that is not the case. At a recent debate on the Yale University campus, 66 percent of the attendees supported a proposition that "free speech is threatened."

The Big Classroom That Is the News

Blair Forlaw | Posted 02.25.2017 | Home
Blair Forlaw

I've lost track of the other students in Miss Rankin's social studies class, but I would be interested to hear their reflections on our shared experience. Perhaps a few would agree with me: while we were busy memorizing all those counties, we missed some of the most important lessons of our day.

Learning Through Loss To Beat The Odds

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.09.2016 | Home
Marian Wright Edelman

Elijah is an inspiring example to other young people--and all of us--of resilience, grace, and the ability to beat the odds.

Freedom of Speech and the Learning Economy: Skills When We Need Them

Blair Forlaw | Posted 07.07.2016 | Home
Blair Forlaw

Here we are in the season to celebrate our nation's founding principles, and 33 percent of Americans can't name any of the five freedoms of the First Amendment. That's the latest finding from the Newseum Institute's annual survey on the State of the First Amendment.

Newseum To Display Ferguson Artifacts

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.05.2014 | Home

Newseum, a journalism and news museum in Washington, D.C., will display over a dozen items gathered from journalists who reported on the protests and ...

Immigration: Making Decisions In the Best Interest of the Child

Bruce Lesley | Posted 03.29.2014 | Home
Bruce Lesley

It is not just immigration law that fails children, as the confluence of immigration, criminal justice, and child welfare systems - referred to as the "treacherous triangle" - often interact (or fail to interact) to represent the concerns and best interests of children.

Every Country Should Have a Newseum

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

The "new" (to me) Newseum offers an amazing array of displays and information in its airy galleries packed with information on America's history, geography, politics, international relations, and media-related technological advances.

That's Entertainment... or Is It News? Or Does It Even Matter?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 08.05.2013 | Home
Michael Rosenblum

We have long been sliding toward this merging of exciting entertainment as opposed to boring news and journalism and soon we will not be able to tell the difference, or even care that there is one.

It's Kind Of A Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ron Burgundy will finally be recognized for his contributions to journalism excellence when "Anchorman: The Exhibit" opens at the Newseu...

Michael Calderone

Newseum Reverses Decision To Honor Palestinian Journalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.13.2013 | Home

NEW YORK -– The Newseum announced Monday that it will not honor two cameramen killed while working for Hamas-run Al-Aqsa TV, reversing a Friday deci...

Michael Calderone

Newseum Will Honor Slain Hamas-Linked Journalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.10.2013 | Home

NEW YORK -- The Newseum announced Friday that it will continue with plans to honor two Hamas-linked Palestinian journalists killed during Israeli airs...

Fair, Open-Minded and Opinionated: Remembering USA Today Founder Al Neuharth

Alberto Ibarguen | Posted 06.21.2013 | Home
Alberto Ibarguen

Al Neuharth revolutionized the end of an era in newspapers, displaying the qualities of a transformational change-maker: discovery, vision, courage, know-how and tenacity. There are lessons in his life for anyone who aspires to lead.

LOOK: Nancy Pelosi Comes To Newseum For JFK Exhibit Opening

Posted 04.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Newseum's newest exhibit, "JFK," opened last night to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the young President's assassination. Th...

LOOK: 'House Of Cards' Red Carpet Premier At Newseum

Posted 01.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. played the role of Hollywood Tuesday night at the Newseum. The cast, creator and well-wishers of "House of Cards" walked the red ca...

Our Top Priority: Healthy School Lunches

Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.30.2013 | Home
Erin Ruberry

Calling for a "delicious revolution," Alice Waters was a main draw at Saturday night's Sips & Suppers, a benefit raising money for D.C. Central Kitchen and Martha's Table. The mother of the slow food movement advocated "slow food ideas" -- and said that starts with providing free school lunch.

The Temple of Doom Halloween Party, Family Day At Newseum, Marine Corps Marathon: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 26, 27, 28

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.26.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 1. Brightest Young Things & The Temple of Doom At The Sphinx Club Have you ever partied at The Sphinx Club? Did you k...

Aimee Mann And Ted Leo At Birchmere: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 24

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.24.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 1. Aimee Mann And Ted Leo At Birchmere Full band set from Mann, solo set from Leo, both indie rock, indie comedy, ...

K-12 Educators: Get Your Kids Involved in the Presidential Election Through Engage2012.Org

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 11.21.2012 | Home
Esther Wojcicki

If we want to know what voters are really thinking about the issues facing the presidential candidates, ask the kids. They always tell it like it is.

A Friendly Reminder to Defend the First Amendment

Michael Geheren | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Michael Geheren

I think that American teenagers forget about the five vital freedoms that this country has and that many countries don't. Being a journalist, freedom of the press means a lot to me personally.

15-Year-Old Wears Newspaper Dress To Newseum (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

When 15-year-old Jennifer Tran recently visited the Newseum, she decided that she wasn't just going to look at the news -- she was going to make headl...