Newseum

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Name: Newseum
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

'TEACH Roadtrip' Embraces Teaching In and Out of the Classroom

WashingtonThe word comes across as a command: TEACH . Over the past year, a variety of interlocking efforts have implored young people to consider a career in education using this uppercase mandate.The latest campaign comes from "TEACH Roadtrip," a televised ... [Published Education Week Teacher - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

KIM CATTRALL ON POLE DANCING

© Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.Kim Cattrall narrowly escaped a career in pole dancing, which she describes in a clip below from the upcoming film The Boomer List. Cattrall, who was born in 1956, is one of 19 other notable boomers—including Samuel L. Jackson, ... [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 19 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Only 36 percent of Americans can name all 3 branches of government: Can you?

The structure of U.S. government is a basic of civics class, but a new poll shows some Americans may need to head back to school.A recent Annenberg Public Policy Center survey of 1,416 adults showed only 36 percent of Americans could name all three branches ... [Published al.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

High-School Students Respect First Amendment More Than Their Elders Do—Especially Teachers

wlibrary/FLickr With speech codes chilling free expression on college campuses and Twitterwarriors presiding haughtily over online speech, it seems a bitgloomy out there for fans of the First Amendment. But a new surveyfrom the Knight Foundation finds ... [Published REASON Online - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

How Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act is Affecting State Laws

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks in Washington, D.C., at the Newseum in April 2008. The Roberts Court, in a 2013 decision, weakened some protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. (Chip Somodevilla/)This post has been updated. It was ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

GovBeat: Only 36 percent of Americans can name the three branches of government

A lot of your fellow Americans don’t know much about this document. (Photo: Archives.gov)Wednesday marked national Constitution Day, the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. But only 36 percent of Americans can actually name the ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mixing LED chandelier with audio

Power management specialist Eaton Corporation's dynamic HQ atrium posed some interesting audio challenges.The company’s recently opened world headquarters entrance in Cleveland  encompasses a massive glass atrium soaring several stories high.This creates ... [Published AV Interactive - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Time to speak up!

Use our First Amendment rights before it is too lateLast week, our nation remembered the horrible events that took place on September 11, 2001. There were memorial and remembrance events all around our nation. At times like these, my thoughts often turn ... [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Join NEH in Celebrating Constitution Day on September 17

) — This year the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will join 25 other partners in celebrating Constitution Day on September 17 by taking part in a daylong program of events taking place around the country focusing on civics education and the ... [Published National Endowment for the Humanities - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Live Feed | The Final Frontier: Renewing America's Space Program

SpaceNews senior staff writer Jeff Foust moderates a panel discussion at the Newseum in Washington. ... [Published Space News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom Summer inspired ministry ‘from that day to this’

By the Rev. Fred B. MorrisSept. 15, 2014 | LOS ANGELESPhoto by Ted Polumbaum, courtesy of the Newseum.In August of 1963, I was at Stony Point, New York, together with about 100 other missionary candidates, preparing to serve the church overseas.  We were ... [Published United Methodist Church - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Black Radio Legend Honored At DC’s Newseum

Cathy Hughes talks about her role as founder of Radio One, the largest black-owned broadcast company in America and what it was like to be a radio pioneer during a ceremony to honer her contributions to media at the Newseum.The Newseum exhibit, “One Nation ... [Published Chicago Defender - Sep 15 2014]

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...But more gratifying, perhaps, was just the attention being paid to her career.  "It was really nice to hear about teaching being spoken of in such positive terms. ...  To have a roadtrip going on with the topic of teaching is pretty cool."
...many know surprisingly little about these branches of government," said Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. "This survey offers dramatic evidence of the need for more and better civics education."
...There is also increased agreement that "newspapers should be allowed to publish freely without government approval of a story" up from 51 percent in 2004 to 61 percent this year
"Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States" by Howard Chandler Christy (1940)

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'TEACH Roadtrip' Embraces Teaching In and Out o... [Published Education Week Teacher - 10 hours ago]
Texas court throws out part of 'upskirt' photo law [Published Los Angeles Times - 15 hours ago]
Only 36 percent of Americans can name all 3 bra... [Published al.com - 16 hours ago]
Magid: High school kids show strong support for... [Published Inside Bay Area - 16 hours ago]
Funding Doesn't Follow National Praise for Civi... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
News for High Schools: Digital Media Plus Teach... [Published Mediashift - 23 hours ago]
How Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
KIM CATTRALL ON POLE DANCING [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 19 2014]
Scenes from Scotland How the U.K. press is cove... [Published New York Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
James Clapper says he misspoke, didn't lie abou... [Published CBS News - Sep 18 2014]
High-School Students Respect First Amendment Mo... [Published REASON Online - Sep 18 2014]
High-School Students Respect First Amendment Mo... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 18 2014]
GovBeat: Only 36 percent of Americans can name ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
Education and Engagement [Published Afro American Newspaper - Sep 18 2014]
"Unabomber: How the FBI Broke Its Own Rules to ... [Published Booktv - Sep 17 2014]
Mixing LED chandelier with audio [Published AV Interactive - Sep 17 2014]
Spin loses another editor-in-chief [Published Poynter Institute - Sep 17 2014]
Opinion: Time to speak up! [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
Join NEH in Celebrating Constitution Day on Sep... [Published National Endowment for the Humanities - Sep 17 2014]
Live Feed | The Final Frontier: Renewing Americ... [Published Space News - Sep 16 2014]
Zakaria plagiarized in TV show, critics say [Published Poynter Institute - Sep 16 2014]
Freedom Summer inspired ministry ‘from that day... [Published United Methodist Church - Sep 15 2014]
Cox Media Group cooks up America’s News Feed [Published NAA Presstime - Sep 15 2014]
Black Radio Legend Honored At DC’s Newseum [Published Chicago Defender - Sep 15 2014]
Queen Mary -- time for change onboard? Speakout [Published Press-Telegram - Sep 15 2014]
Rewind: 20 stunning PHOTOS of the week gone by [Published rediff.com - Sep 15 2014]
Why Hillary Hates Iowa [Published Creators.Com - Sep 15 2014]
The Flashback: President Obama's anti-terror pl... [Published SCPR - Sep 12 2014]
SCIENCE APPLICATIONS : The Atlantic Council and... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
James Foley family’s new fund will ‘honor what ... [Published Poynter Institute - Sep 12 2014]
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High-School Students Respect First Amendment Mo... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 18 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="333" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_09/read-all-the-screens-wlibraryf.jpg?h=333&w=250" title="Read all the screens!|||wlibrary/FLickr" width="250" style="float: right;"/&gt;With speech codes chilling ...
What’s better than one laughing ex-president? T... [Published The Fix - Sep 08 2014]
Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush got together at the Newseum on Monday to announce their new project: the Presidential Leadership Scholars program. They talked about selfies and grandpas, and seemed to enjoy themselves. Well, that's actually ...
Bill Clinton Reveals Story of Bush's Presidenti... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 08 2014]
Monday at the Newseum in Washington D.C. Former Presidents Bill Clinton told the story of George W. Bush calling him for advice for several years during Bush's term in office. Clinton said he never talked about it publicly. However, in his second ...
Bill Clinton: A Good President Develops Real Fr... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 08 2014]
Monday at the Newseum in Washington D.C., former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush launched a new scholars program to help develop presidential leadership qualities. During that announcement, Clinton opened up about how he dealt with having ...
Former USA Today Editor Peter S. Prichard to Re... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 02 2014]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veteran journalist Peter S. Prichard, former editor of USA Today and former president of the Newseum, is the recipient of the 2014 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media, to be presented Oct. ...
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Former Presidents Bush, Clinton share some laug... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 08 2014]
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Portraits of 19 Newsmaking Baby Boomers To Be D... [Published Financial Services - Aug 12 2014]
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