What you'll learn
Free Press in America explores the role of a free press in a free society and the media landscape in the United States. Through a case-study format, participants learn about the five freedoms of the First Amendment, limits to the freedom of the press and discuss modern day challenges driven by new technologies. This workshop is beneficial for visitors exploring the following topics:
- Early U.S. history and the Bill of Rights
- Rights and responsibilities of a free press in a democracy
- Media’s mandate to keep government transparent and accountable
- Impact of new technologies, including social media, on journalism
Free, with admission
- Learning Center (max 36)
- Documentary Theater (max 100)
To schedule this program or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the education hotline at 202/292-6650. Note: This program cannot be booked online and is for groups of at least five people.
$18.95 (plus tax) per person for class and admission.
*Option: If you'd like to include a 90-minute guided tour of the Newseum before or after your "Free Press in America" class, the total cost is $59.95 (plus tax) per person. That includes tour, class and admission.
All sales are final. If you need to reschedule or cancel your program, please contact the Education Department at 202/292-6650 OR email email@example.com before the date of your scheduled trip. There are no refunds for no shows or unused tickets.
Assistance (e.g. ASL interpretation, assistive listening, description) for programs/tours can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice. Please contact AccessUs at AccessUs@newseum.org or by calling 202/292-6453.