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The owners of the seven-floor Newseum property on Pennsylvania Ave. may sell all or part of the struggling museum.

Struggling Newseum Remains Open as Owners Consider Sale

The Newseum remains open to the public for now while its owners consider selling all or part of its seven-story Pennsylvania Avenue property after years of financial turmoil for the journalism museum. The Freedom Forum, a Washington, D.C.-based foundation and the principal founder of the Newseum, announced Aug. 28 it[Read More…]

by September 20, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
The U.S. received a barely passing grade for its treatment of First Amendment protections.

United States Earns C+ in First Amendment Report Card

The United States earned a C+ overall grade in the Newseum Institute’s inaugural First Amendment Report Card, which analyzed the state of the freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. The freedoms of assembly and petition received the highest grades, each earning a B-, while the freedoms of religion[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
Petition for Tice’s Release Garners Campus Support

Petition for Tice’s Release Garners Campus Support

A group of students launched a petition yesterday addresed to Special Presidential Envoy to Hostage Affairs James O’Brien to expedite the release of Austin Tice (SFS ’02), a journalist who was kidnapped while on assignment in Syria on Aug. 14, 2012. Georgetown University Student Association Chief of Staff Ari Goldstein[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Newseum Hoists Austin Tice Banner

Newseum Hoists Austin Tice Banner

The Newseum unveiled a 24-foot-long banner dedicated to kidnapped journalist Austin Tice (SFS ’02) Wednesday with a pledge to keep the banner hanging outside the museum’s Pennsylvania Avenue entrance until Tice is released. More than 100 people, including Georgetown students and faculty, gathered for the unveiling ceremony, which was hosted[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Museum Exhibits Around the District

1. CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect ($22.95) (Newseum) – Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW Capturing the rapidly changing landscape of contemporary political journalism is “CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect,” a partnership venture between the Newseum and CNN open until early 2017. The exhibit, incorporating interactive[Read More…]

Spending and Splurging Around DC

Spending and Splurging Around DC

It’s the middle of the summer and that exclusive paid internship — the one that serves as the source of all your friends’ envy — has just paid you following two 40-hour weeks and a few overtime hours. It’s time to blow off some steam and treat yourself, and maybe[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Uncategorized
Local Landmark Inherits Legal Issue

Local Landmark Inherits Legal Issue

When exploring the sights of Washington, D.C., Georgetown students often overlook museums, like the Newseum and International Spy Musem, because they charge an entrance fee. Some of the District’s privately-owned establishments offer one-of-a-kind collections that are worth their admission price. And one of these attractions, the Corcoran Gallery of Art — the[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments The Guide