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Learning Through Loss To Beat The Odds

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.09.2015 | Impact
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 07.07.2015 | Education
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 | Media

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 ...

Newseum To Host Memorial For Former White House Press Secretary

AP | Posted 12.07.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum will host a memorial for former White House press secretary James Brady, who died in August. The Newseu...

Newseum Pays Solemn Tribute To Murdered Journalists

AP | By CONNOR RADNOVICH | Posted 08.09.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum on Monday honored the 77 journalists who were killed around the world in 2013 by adding 10 names to its towering memor...

Immigration: Making Decisions In the Best Interest of the Child

Bruce Lesley | Posted 03.29.2014 | Latino Voices
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 | Media
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 | Media
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 | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.13.2013 | Media

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 | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.10.2013 | Media

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 | Media
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...

Never-Before-Seen JFK Artifacts Coming To The Newseum

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.11.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy's assassination are going on displa...

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 | Education
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 | Teen
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 | Teen

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...

The Newseum's Shame

David Shuster | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics
David Shuster

The Newseum is supposed to honor freedom of the press. So when a presidential candidate takes questions at an event there, reporters get to cover it, right? Wrong.

Putting The 'Free' In Free Speech

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Newseum its waiving its admission fee for youth visitors ages 18 and under during the summer months. The museum about journalism an...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court's Women Celebrate 30 Years Of Female Justices | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The only four women to serve as Supreme Court justices gathered Wednesday night to celebrate Sandra Day O'Connor's pathbreaking arrival...

Andy Rooney's '60 Minutes' Desk Finds New Home

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Andy Rooney's typewriter, bookshelves and handmade walnut desk where he delivered commentaries for "60 Minutes" on CBS are being donated...