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Newseum CEO Departs After Financial Shortfalls

The chief executive of the Newseum and its parent organization the Freedom Forum is leaving the journalism museum after three years struggling to raise funds to cover its costs.

11/04/2014

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Newseum Highlights Ben Bradlee’s History In News

The Newseum in Washington is planning a special program to remember legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who died this week.

10/23/2014

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Newseum Opens ‘Pictures Of The Year’ Exhibit In D.C.

The Newseum is opening its “Pictures of the Year” exhibit to showcase some of the best photojournalism from 2013.

04/25/2014

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Anchorman Parody Of TV News Lands At Newseum

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.

11/15/2013

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Some D.C. Tourist Sites Open, Despite Talk Of Shutdown

While museums on the National Mall will close for a government shutdown, many other Washington attractions plan to stay open for tourists.

10/01/2013

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Newseum In D.C. Makes Changes As Funding Falls Short

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.

07/08/2013

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Don Scott and Marty Bass have Coffee With Newseum curator Carrie Christoffersen. Ron Matz has People Are Talking about Brew at the Zoo.

05/22/2013

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Newseum Reconsiders Honor For 2 Linked To Hamas

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.

05/13/2013

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Objects From JFK Assassination Go On Display In D.C.

Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination are going on display in Washington.

04/11/2013

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Newseum Confirms 16 Layoffs In Restructuring Staff

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.

01/10/2013

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Newseum To Mark 50 Years Since JFK’s Assassination

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.

11/28/2012

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Newseum Shows Front Pages Announcing Obama Victory

Many newspapers nationwide have a single-word headline on their front pages: Obama.

11/07/2012

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