News & Commentary

#DefendPressFreedom campaign launched ahead of midterm elections

RSF, Reporters Without Borders, Vote

The Freedom Forum Institute and the Newseum have joined Reporters Without Borders in a campaign to encourage voters to ask their congressional candidates where they stand on press freedom.
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Freedom Forum Institute Fellow in Women’s Leadership Receives Award from ASNE

Jill Geisler, ASNE, Power Shift Project

The American Society of News Editors honored Jill Geisler, Freedom Forum Institute Fellow in Women’s Leadership, with the President’s Recognition award for outstanding leadership in journalism.
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2018 Orientation: Rishika Dugyala

CQS, Dustin Williams, Violin

Nashville violin shop to expand by Rishika Dugyala Video: Williams Fine Violins NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Settled in the city’s famous Music Row district, locally owned Williams Fine Violins is a shop
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2018 Orientation: Kelsey Mo

CQS, Dustin Williams, Violins, Mo Kelsey

Chipsters Rishika Dugyla and Kelsey Mo visit a violin shop for their multimedia project during CQS Summer 2018 orientation and multimedia training in May.
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2018 Orientation: Tailyr Irvine

CQS, Chips Quinn

An amateur boxer is the focus of the multimedia project completed by 2018 Chipsters Tailyr Irvine and Salgu Wissmath during CQS orientation in Nashville, Tenn., in May.
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2018 Orientation: Salgu Wissmath

Eddy Collins, CQS, Chips Quinn

An amateur boxer is the focus of the multimedia project completed by 2018 Chipsters Tailyr Irvine and Salgu Wissmath during CQS orientation in Nashville, Tenn., in May.
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Power Shift Project Graduates Its Second Class of Trainers

Power Shift Project, train the trainers

The Freedom Forum Institute’s Power Shift Project graduated its second class of trainers who received certification to teach a “Workplace Integrity” curriculum.
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Can social media be “fixed”?

Executives from Twitter, Facebook and Google testified before Congress. Again.
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Summer 2018: Kelsey Mo

CQS, Chips Quinn

Kelsey Mo (Summer 2018) tells how she cooled off, work- and weather-wise, during a hot summer.
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Podcast: Free Spirits, or Discussing the State of the First Amendment Over Drinks

First Amendment

What do Americans know about the First Amendment, and how do they feel about issues like social media policies, campus speech and the relationship between the press and the President? 
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