News & Commentary

2019: The Year of the Student Journalist

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This year will highlight the importance of these students and the need to support them and their work.
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Tinker after 50: A Historic Ruling Still Relevant After All These Years

Fifty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court protected the ability of public school students from Des Moines, Iowa, to wear black peace armbands to protest the Vietnam War, recognizing the importance of student First Amendment rights.
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2018 Orientation: Jayla Jackson

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Jayla Jackson and Kristin Lam visit an early childhood development class in Nashville, Tenn., for their multimedia assignment during 2018 CQS orientation.
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2018 Orientation: Kristin Lam

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Kristin Lam and Jayla Jackson visit an early childhood development class in Nashville, Tenn., for their multimedia assignment during 2018 CQS orientation.
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Bible Literacy or Bible Wars?

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Yes, Mr. President, biblical literacy can be part of a public school education – if, and only if, schools are prepared to do it right under the First Amendment.
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Freedom Forum Announces Sale of 555 Pennsylvania Avenue to Johns Hopkins University

The deal remains subject to all necessary regulatory approvals, and the Newseum will remain open to the public in this location through 2019.
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The Ripple Effects of the Government Shutdown — Why We Should be More Civil to our Civil Servants

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How’s our economy doing? Are the Trump tariffs actually working? Is it a good time to buy a house, start a business or invest in the stock market? No one knows.
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Power Shift Project Graduates Its First Training Class of 2019

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On Jan. 17, the Power Shift Project graduated a class of eight new trainers who are now prepared to teach the “Workplace Integrity” curriculum to news organizations nationwide.
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Power Shift Summit 2.0 Measures #Metoo’s Impact on Media One Year Later

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More than 100 newsroom and media industry leaders gathered to explore what’s changed since #MeToo revelations exposed sexual misconduct in many news organizations.
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2018 Orientation: Benjamin Din

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Benjamin Din and Marangeli Lopez (Summer 2018) report on a boxer who aspires to compete in next year’s Olympic Games for their assignment during CQS orientation and multimedia.
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