Lesley Visser to Receive 2018 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media

Lesley Visser

Visser, a veteran sports broadcaster and trailblazer for women in sports media, is the 32nd recipient of the award, which honors lifetime achievement in the media industry.
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2018 Chips Quinn Scholars Program Kicks off in Nashville, Tenn.

Chips Quinn Scholars 25th Anniversary

The program, which is the Freedom Forum Institute’s most enduring diversity initiative, provides training and mentoring for aspiring student journalists.
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Speaks at Newseum

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

Rosenstein spoke about the rule of law and the First Amendment, but also fielded questions about the long-running feud between the Justice Department and President Trump.
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Podcast: Diversity in the Newsroom

Gene Policinski talks with the Women’s Media Center about their recent report on the status of women of color in the American media.
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Newseum to Host Program With Student Journalists From Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

The Eagle Eye journalists will be in Washington, D.C., to attend the “March for Our Lives” rally on March 24.
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Podcast: Reporting as a Survivor

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Four student journalists at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School describe the experience of reporting on the shooting that occurred at their own school.
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Podcast: The First Amendment and Symbolic Speech

NFL players take a knee

Expressive acts, like kneeling during the national anthem or burning the American flag, are considered “symbolic speech” — but are they protected under the First Amendment?
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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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Podcast: Drone Journalism

Drone

Mickey Osterreicher, lawyer for the National Press Photographers Association, discusses how regulations on drone photography can limit freedom of the press.
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Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst to Receive Freedom of Speech Award

Jeffrey Herbst

The Media Institute’s annual award honors individuals who have worked to advance free speech and the First Amendment.
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