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2015_DC_Newseum_FreedomWk_15092258DC -- Newseum -- Freedom Week banners go up
2016_DC_Women_Frontlines_160427110Newseum -- Attacks on the Press: Women on the Frontlines (w/Lara Logan, Michelle Ferrier, Molly McCluskey, Arzu Geybullayeva, and Martha Raddatz)
Attacks on the Press: Women on the Frontlines:
How do gender-related threats to journalists affect freedom of the press around the world? Journalists who are also women can be vulnerable to online harassment, physical attacks, and institutional discrimination. At the same time, those who suffer such...
2012_DC_Wins_12100165Newseum -- Beyond Wins and Losses (w/panel)
Beyond Wins and Losses - A Citizen's Guide to the 2012 Presidential Debates:
This interactive discussion will be between journalists and scholars of political communication, public deliberation and debate what goes on beyond the wins and losses, beyond the snap judgments and easy answers, and offers a...
2016_DC_Berman_160621149Newseum -- Chris Berman (Winning Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media)
AL NEUHARTH AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE MEDIA
Veteran ESPN sports broadcaster Chris Berman is the 2016 recipient of the Newseum Institute’s Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. The annual award will be presented June 21 at the Newseum during the weeklong Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism...
2013_DC_Lewis_13091851Newseum -- Civil Rights Superhero (w/John Lewis and Andrew Aydin)
Members Only: ‘Civil Rights Superhero’ with John Lewis
Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis discusses his new comic book-style memoir “March,” the first in a trilogy of graphic novels the congressman is writing about his remarkable personal history. Rooted in Lewis’s personal story, “March” provides a...
2016_DC_Considering_16111573Newseum -- Considering the Future of Journalism (w/Richard Gingras, Michael Oreskes, and Jeffrey Herbst)
CONSIDERING THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM
The digital era has disrupted the news industry, making us reexamine what we consider journalism — and whom we consider journalists. From mainstream media outlets to emerging global information sources, including social media platforms and search engines, our...
2014_DC_Dissent_14120162Newseum -- Dissent or Treason: Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media (w/panel)
Dissent or Treason: Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media
National security, government secrecy and a free press don’t easily mix – but the Constitution says they must. Join contributors to a new book, “Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media,” for a discussion sponsored by the American Bar Association’s...
2017_DC_Epstein_17020218Newseum -- Edward Jay Epstein ("How America Losts Its Secrets")
How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, The Man And The Theft
Explore the controversial and the ongoing enigma that is the Edward Snowden affair with Edward Jay Epstein, author of the new book, How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, The Man and the Theft.
Epstein’s book is the first...
2015_DC_Reinvigorating_151015107Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- First Amendment in the 21st Century: Reinvigorating Old Rights for New Times
The First Amendment in the 21st Century: Reinvigorating Old Rights for New Times
In Europe and America, liberty is not in good shape. Hate-speech laws continue to proliferate; universities are beset by campus speech codes; the religious are told that their faith is discriminatory; and the press is...
2016_DC_Free_Speech_16102058Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Free Speech: Still the ‘American Way’?
Free Speech: Still the ‘American Way’?
From college campuses to social media to athletic sidelines, there are calls to screen us from free expression in the name of safety, public tranquility and patriotism. Questions are continually raised about the extent to which the First Amendment can and should...
2014_DC_Press_Freedom_14110582Newseum -- First Amendment Center -- Press Freedom in the 21st Century
Press Freedom in the 21st Century
The Newseum Institute and Free Speech Now!, a London-based but globally-focused campaign from spiked magazine, offer a unique one-day conference discussing press freedom in the 21st century. The event brings together leading American and European editors and...
2017_DC_Forbidden_17103153Newseum -- Forbidden Stories launch
You are invited to the launch of Forbidden Stories
“The voices of journalists killed, threatened, and imprisoned will never be silent again”
Reporters Without Borders and Freedom Voices Network invite you to the launch of Forbidden Stories:
The goal of Forbidden Stories is to secure and continue...
2014_DC_CartoonsP_14111324Newseum -- Free Speech, Cartoons and the Prophet (w/Flemming Rose)
Free Speech, Cartoons and the Prophet
In 2005, a series of cartoons satirizing the prophet Mohammed were published in a Danish newspaper, sparking worldwide protest from Muslims and igniting a global discussion on free speech, free press, religious freedom and blasphemy – along with riots and threats...
2018_DC_Hefner_Awards_180604196Newseum -- Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards (2018)
Christie Hefner cordially invites you to attend the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards on June 4, 2018 at the Newseum.
This year's panel of judges consisted of Michael Bamberger, Senior Counsel at Denton's and General Counsel at Media Coalition, Shelby Coffey III, Vice Chair of Newseum and Senior...
2017_DC_Abrams_17043041Newseum -- Inside Media w/Floyd Abrams ("The Soul of the First Amendment")
Inside Media: Floyd Abrams on "The Soul of the First Amendment":
Floyd Abrams, an award-winning legal scholar and America’s best-known First Amendment lawyer, talks about his new book, “The Soul of the First Amendment,” which examines how American law protects free speech.
Abram’s book argues that...
2015_DC_Simon_15020723Newseum -- Inside Media w/Joel Simon ("The New Censorship")
Inside Media: Journalists Under Threat
Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, talks about his new book, “The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom.”
The book examines how journalists are increasingly vulnerable to attack by authoritarian...
2015_DC_Gannon_15060819Newseum -- Journalism/Works -- Kathy Gannon
Journalism/Works: A Conversation with Kathy Gannon:
A conversation with Kathy Gannon, veteran Associated Press correspondent who was shot and seriously wounded in Afghanistan in 2014 in an attack by an Afghan policeman in which her AP colleague, photographer Anja Niedringhaus, was killed. Gannon will...
2013_DC_Evers_13060586Newseum -- Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers (w/Julian Bond, Myrlie Evers, Gwen Ifill, and Jerry Mitchell)
Special Program: "The Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers"
The Newseum marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers with a special program looking back at his life and legacy.
Myrlie Evers, Medgar's widow and chair of the Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute,...
2015_DC_ReportingP_15052187Newseum -- Members' Opening for Reporting Vietnam exhibit -- Presentation
Eyewitness to History: Reporting Vietnam
To mark the opening of its new exhibit “Reporting Vietnam,” the Newseum presents a special invitation-only program featuring four veteran journalists who will share their memories of reporting the Vietnam War.
Bob Schieffer was a reporter at the Fort Worth...
2015_DC_ReportingR_15052172Newseum -- Members' Opening for Reporting Vietnam exhibit -- Reception
Eyewitness to History: Reporting Vietnam
To mark the opening of its new exhibit “Reporting Vietnam,” the Newseum presents a special invitation-only program featuring four veteran journalists who will share their memories of reporting the Vietnam War. Speakers:
* Bob Schieffer was a reporter at the...
2012_DC_FOI_120316186Newseum -- National Freedom of Information Day 2012 (w/panels)
8:30 a.m. Welcome:
* Gene Policinski, senior vice president/executive director, First Amendment Center
* James Duff, president and chief executive officer, Freedom Forum

8:45 a.m.
* Introduction: Ron Collins, Harold S. Shefelman Scholar at the University of Washington School of Law
*...
2013_DC_FOI_130315156Newseum -- National Freedom of Information Day 2013 (w/panels)
The 2013 National Freedom of Information Day
Friday, March 15, 2013

8:30 a.m. Welcome to 15th annual conference
-- Ken Paulson, President and CEO, First Amendment Center
-- Patrice McDermott, OpenTheGovernment.org
-- Gene Policinski, Newseum/First Amendment Center

8:35 a.m. American Library...
2015_DC_News_Lose_150204128Newseum -- News We Could Lose: New Threats to Journalism and Press Freedom (w/panel)
The News We Could Lose: New Threats to Journalism and Press Freedom
In conflict and crisis, journalists put themselves in peril to bring news to the world. With journalists being killed and imprisoned in record numbers, the Newseum presents a special program examining these threats and the rise of new...
2016_DC_One_Year_16010662Newseum -- One Year After Charlie Hebdo (w/panel)
One Year After Charlie Hebdo

Join the Newseum Institute, Reporters Without Borders and the Washington Foreign Law Society for a discussion of the worldwide impact on a free press and free expression after the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine staff on Jan. 7, 2015, and on the public at...
2017_DC_Rebuilding_Trust_17111763Newseum -- Panel -- Rebuilding Trust in Journalism
Rebuilding Trust in Journalism
Join The Trust Project and the Newseum Institute for a discussion on efforts to rebuild the public's trust in journalism. Get insights from news industry leaders like Google's VP of News Richard Gingras and Mic Publisher Cory Haik, and hear about on-the-ground...
2015_DC_JMem_150608106Newseum -- Special -- Journalists Memorial Ceremony (2015) w/Kathy Gannon
Each year, the Newseum rededicates its Journalists Memorial in recognition of the dangers in the profession of journalism and those who have died in pursuit of news and information. This year’s ceremony recognizes 14 journalists who represent those who died in 2014.
Kathy Gannon is an award-winning...
2016_DC_JMem_160606157Newseum -- Special -- Journalists Memorial Ceremony (2016) w/Gérard Araud
Each year, the Newseum rededicates its Journalists Memorial in recognition of the dangers in the profession of journalism and those who have died in pursuit of news and information. This year’s ceremony recognizes 20 journalists who represent those who died in 2015.
Speakers:
* Welcoming Remarks:...
2018_DC_JMem_18060493Newseum -- Special -- Journalists Memorial Ceremony (2018) w/Holly Williams
Each year, the Newseum rededicates its Journalists Memorial in recognition of the dangers in the profession of journalism and those who have died in pursuit of news and information. This year’s ceremony recognizes 18 journalists who represent those who died in 2017.
Keynote speaker: CBS News...
2010_DC_MCC_100427165Newseum -- Special -- Spirit of Americana -- Mary Chapin Carpenter (incl Judy Collins, Eric Brace, Rodney Crowell)
People speaking/performing on this page:
* Mary Chapin Carpenter in conversation with Ken Paulson
* Gene Policinski (executive director of the First Amendment Center)
* Jed Hilly (Executive Director, Americana Music Association)
* Eric Brace (performer)
* Kevin Cordt (trumpeter accompanying...
2017_DC_Press_FreedomA_17042860Newseum -- State of World Press Freedom announcement
The State of World Press Freedom
The percentage of the world’s population that has access to a free press remained at its lowest point in 13 years in 2016, says Freedom House, an independent organization that promotes press freedom around the world.
Freedom House cites unprecedented threats to...
2018_12_15B1_Special_Counsel145Newseum -- What's special about a Special Counsel? (w/Stuart E. Eizenstat, Kenneth Starr, Jonathan Turley, Greta Van Susteren)
What's special about a Special Counsel?
As Robert Mueller seems near to ending the controversial investigation into Russian interference in 2016’s presidential election and possible collusion by the Trump presidential campaign, the Freedom Forum Institute will convene an expert panel to examine the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_Lublin_17051039Newseum -- Women in the News Media: Lessons from the Trailblazers (w/Joann Lublin)
Women in the News Media: Lessons from the Trailblazers:
Joann Lublin of the Wall Street Journal and author of “Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World,” talks about her own experiences in journalism and what she learned from the women news media leaders she...
2019_04_07C_Pulitzer48Newseum -- "Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People" (w/Robert Seidman and Nathalie Applewhite)
Documentary Screening: "Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People"
The Newseum presents a screening of the new documentary, “Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People,” which profiles the American icon whose newspaper, the New York World, transformed media and made him wealthy, admired and feared.
The film... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Pear_16061558Newseum -- "Pear v. the United States" mock trial
The issues involved in the Apple cell phone controversy will be argued in front of a mock U.S. Supreme Court held at the Newseum as “Pear v. the United States.”

Experts in First Amendment law, cyber security, civil liberties and national security issues will make up the eight-member High Court, and...
2014_DC_Rosewater_14110988Newseum -- "Rosewater" screening (w/Jon Stewart, Maziar Bahari, Gwen Ifill, and Joel Simon)
THE NEWSEUM invites you and a guest to join JON STEWART FOR A SCREENING AND DISCUSSION OF HIS FILM "ROSEWATER"
Join Jon Stewart for a screening of his new film, Rosewater, which chronicles the true story of journalist Maziar Bahari, who was arrested in 2009 while covering the Iranian presidential...
2015_DC_Cameras_15091636Newseum Institute -- Panel -- Cameras, Cops and Accountability
Cameras, Cops and Accountability:
Cities and states across the country are experimenting with the use of police body cameras as a way of holding law enforcement officers accountable and building public trust in government. But proposed and existing body camera policies vary greatly, especially with...
2015_DC_Public_Eye_15061762Newseum Institute -- Panel -- In the Public Eye: Police, Cameras and the Constitution
In the Public Eye: Police, Cameras and the Constitution:
When body cams, dash cams and other citizen cams combine with news media cameras to record public situations, questions arise about the balance between accountability, police procedures, public access to government records and privacy concerns....
2019_02_07A1_Not_Enemy128Newseum & Boston Globe -- President and the Press: #FreePress: Journalists Are Not the Enemy (w/Chuck Schumer, Marjorie Pritchard, Brian Stelter, Karen Attiah, and Marcela Garcia)
#FreePress: Journalists Are Not the Enemy
From President Trump’s sustained assault on the American media as “fake news” and “the enemy of the American people” to the savage murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of the Saudi government, the press is under serious threat.
The Boston Globe, in... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Press_Freedom_18011798Newseum & CPJ -- Panel -- Journalism in the Trump Era: Assessing Press Freedom in the United States
Journalism in the Trump Era: Assessing Press Freedom in the United States 
As the nation marks the first year of the Donald Trump administration, a panel of journalists will examine the state of press freedom in the United States.
Introduction:
* Jan Neuharth, chief executive officer, Freedom...
2016_DC_Ebola_16101323Newseum & CSIS -- “Ebola in America: Epidemic of Fear” (w/Helene Cooper, Ray Suarez, and J. Stephen Morrison)
Documentary Screening:
“Ebola in America: Epidemic of Fear”
Please join us for a screening of the groundbreaking documentary “Ebola in America: Epidemic of Fear,” produced by the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. A panel discussion on how Americans experienced Ebola in 2014, and the news media’s role...
2015_DC_With_Cash_15121555Newseum & Hudson Institute & Freedom House -- "From Russia With Cash" (w/panel)
US Premiere of "From Russia With Cash" Documentary:
Join us for a screening and discussion with the film's creative consultant and two cast members
In July 2015, the UK documentary "From Russia with Cash" frayed political nerves when it revealed how real estate agents in Great Britain can be key...
2018_12_01D1_Sports_Writers186Newseum & Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism -- Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?
Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?
The Freedom Forum Institute and the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland are pleased to host a special program, “Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?”
This program is the latest... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Breyer_16022544Newseum & Supreme Court Fellows Alumni Association -- Court and the World w/Stephen Breyer and Pete Williams
The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will discuss his latest book, “The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities,” with NBC Supreme Court correspondent Pete...
2011_DC_Miss_Innocence_111003107Newseum & University of Mississippi -- "Mississippi Innocence" premier (w/Dahlia Lithwick, John Grisham, Harry Edwards, and Angela Davis)
Newseum and The University of Mississippi invite you to the Washington, D.C., screening and discussion of Mississippi Innocence www.mississippiinnocencefilm.com Film by Joe York.
Speakers in sequence:
* Charles L. Overby, Chief Executive Officer, Freedom Forum, Newseum and Diversity Institute.
*...
2018_DC_WP_F2S_P5_18061935Washington Post -- Free To State (5) -- It’s No Joke: Comedy and Free Speech (w/Patton Oswalt, and Elahe Izadi)
Free to State: The Future of the First Amendment
Free speech can take many forms, including social media engagement, comedy, investigative journalism, civil disobedience and more. The First Amendment protections that safeguard freedom of expression are essential for an open and productive society, but...
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2019_05_01A1_Lincoln_RoomD201DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Lincoln Room Dedication
Dedication of the Lincoln Room in the Capitol. A unanimous House Resolution set aside the former mail room of the original House of Representatives chamber to honor Congressman Abraham Lincoln. This room was just a few feet behind Lincoln's desk on the House floor in what is now Statuary Hall. Linc... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_05A1_Literary_HillBF363DC -- Literary Hill BookFest (2019) @ Eastern Market
Come meet our friendly authors and partake in the vibrant literary culture of Capitol Hill. With all different genres and styles represented -- from children's books to poetry, from nonfiction to mystery and romance -- there's something for everyone.... Author folks here pretty much in sequence: Co... (Partially reviewed)
2019_04_27D_Underfoot123DC -- Awesome Con DC (2019) -- Underfoot Graphic Novel Launch Party
You're invited to THE UNDERFOOT Launch Party! Hosted by Emily S. Whitten, Ben Fisher, Michelle Nguyen, and Thom Zahler Come celebrate The Underfoot, a new original graphic novel series from Lion Forge Comics, with Co-Creators Emily S. Whitten & Ben Fisher, Artist Michelle Nguyen, & Letterer Thom Zah... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_02C3_DaviesR145DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2019): Matt Davies -- Reception
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to THE HERBLOCK PRIZE Award Ceremony & Lecture Prize Winner: Matt Davies Lecturer: Jake Tapper Finalist: Clay Jones Folks here include: Michael Cavna, Mark Shields, Joe Sutliff, Eric Shansby, Clarence Page, Lisa Page, Matt Davies, Matt Wuerker, Clay Jo... (Partially reviewed)
2019_05_02C1_DaviesP117DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2019): Matt Davies -- Presentation
The Herb Block Foundation cordially invites you to THE HERBLOCK PRIZE Award Ceremony & Lecture Prize Winner: Matt Davies Lecturer: Jake Tapper Finalist: Clay Jones Matt Davies Newsday Matt Davies is the editorial cartoonist for Newsday in NY and has won both the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the 2001 Rob... (Partially reviewed)
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