While Dorothy’s ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” are prize artifacts at the Smithsonian, Ron Burgundy’s burgundy “Anchorman” suit might turn out to be the most popular item at the Newseum in Washington.
While museums on the National Mall will close for a government shutdown, many other Washington attractions plan to stay open for tourists.
In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
Don Scott and Marty Bass have Coffee With Newseum curator Carrie Christoffersen. Ron Matz has People Are Talking about Brew at the Zoo.
The Newseum in Washington says it is re-evaluating plans to include two people who worked for a network connected to Hamas on its Journalists Memorial honoring journalists who died last year while covering the news.
Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination are going on display in Washington.
The Newseum in Washington is laying off staff members at the museum about journalism and the First Amendment for the fourth time since its reopening in 2008, eliminating 16 positions this week.
The Newseum in Washington will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy next year with a new film and exhibits chronicling the 35th president’s life.
Many newspapers nationwide have a single-word headline on their front pages: Obama.
The Newseum in Washington is opening a new exhibit of photographs and video taken by the journalists that cover the White House.
The Newseum its waiving its admission fee for youth visitors ages 18 and under during the summer months.
New media and the stories shaped by online culture and social networks now have a place in the Newseum, a Washington museum devoted to the history of news.