Lies: A Conversation About Free Speech With Salman Rushdie, Jameel Jaffer, and Larry Siems
Join us on Tuesday, April 19th at 5 p.m. EST for a lively and provocative discussion about lies and disinformation—their effect on a representative democracy and the avenues available to combat them consistent with America’s free speech principles.
2020 Knight/Gallup Poll Shows Majority of Americans Worry About Political Bias in News
While the majority of Americans believe the press is important to maintain a free society, many are pessimistic about the media’s ability to publish objective news stories. Released on August 4, 2020, the report is based on the responses of 20,000 U.S. adults collected between November 2019–February 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic hit and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement.
New Knight Study Released on The Future of the First Amendment
The Future of the First Amendment: 2018 Report of High School Students and Teachers report examines how high school students' attitudes about the First Amendment, censorship, and the news environment are changing and what that means for the future of democracy.
Lata Nott: The Biggest Threat To Democracy Might Be The Loss Of Local Newspapers
The Newseum Institute’s First Amendment expert, Lata Nott, originally published this op-ed on the Newseum blog and in local newspapers […]
Gene Policinski Commentary: The White House is Wrong. A Free Press Is ‘The People’
The Newseum Institute’s First Amendment expert, Gene Policinski, originally published this commentary on March 8, 2018, in the Austin American-Statesman, and then Newseum […]