Washington Post Editor Martin Baron Receives Al Neuharth Award

The award, which honors lifetime achievement in the media, was presented to Baron last evening at the Newseum.
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Students Arrive in D.C. for Free Spirit Journalism Conference

Free Spirit Class of 2016

The conference, an initiative of the Newseum Institute, convenes the nation’s most talented high school journalists.
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Religious Studies Recognized as Essential Part of K-12 Education

NCSS RFC logos

Today the National Council for the Social Studies announced that it has added religious studies to its social studies curriculum.
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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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Newseum to Rededicate Its Journalists Memorial During June 5 Ceremony

The memorial will be updated with the names of 14 journalists who died in pursuit of the news in 2016.
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NewseumED Pilots Fake News Class at Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, Calif.

The class, developed with student input, is aimed at improving students’ media literacy.
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NewseumED to Visit Palo Alto High School to Pilot Fake News Class

Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, Calif.

The class is part of the Newseum’s response to increasing demand for media literacy education.
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Students Have an “Alternate Understanding” of the First Amendment

Threats to Campus Free Speech

Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst argues that students increasingly believe in the “right to non-offensive speech.”
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Newseum Hosts James Madison Award Ceremony

James Madison Award Ceremony

The award, which was presented to Sen. Jon Tester of Montana, honors those who protect and promote government transparency and open access to information.
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Speaks About Her New Book at Newseum Institute Event

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

She and three other presenters covered her “greatest hits” over the course of her legal career.
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