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January 2018 E-Newsletter

Check out our Black History Month resources, a new ethics case study on whether to publish a photo of an execution, info on Girl Scout Day on March 3, and more. Not on our mailing list? Subscribe here!

New “Headlines That Changed History” Activities

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Newseum Education — January

Black History Month Resources
Check out our extensive resources online and at the Newseum to explore the struggle for racial equality. Among them:

  • Explore a searchable timeline featuring over 200 historical front pages, videos and photographs from the civil rights movement.
  • Compare newspapers’ front page coverage of civil rights milestones across the country with our media map.
  • View “The Press and the Civil Rights Movement” video, with accompanying lesson plan.
See our compilation of resources >


Girl Scout Day March 3
Enjoy crafts, games, tours and more at a fun-filled day for scouts. Special $11 admission fee for girls, leaders and their families.
Event and ticket info  >
New on NewseumED
Two activities from our “Headlines That Changed History” poster explore turning points and journalism as the first rough draft of history.
View the activities >
On the Road
On the Road — Winter Stops
We’ll be busy exhibiting and/or presenting on fake news and our media literacy resources at conferences from coast-to-coast.
Where to find us >
Ruth Snyder: DEAD!
Ninety years ago, the Daily News splashed a sensational photo of an execution on its front page. Use our lesson plan to debate the ethical issues.
View the case study  >

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