47 episodes

“Journalism/Works” is an ongoing program of the Newseum Institute that focuses on journalism that matters — news reports in print, broadcast and online that produce change, provide insight and that fulfill the “watchdog on government” mission envisioned for a free press in the First Amendment.

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“Journalism/Works” is an ongoing program of the Newseum Institute that focuses on journalism that matters — news reports in print, broadcast and online that produce change, provide insight and that fulfill the “watchdog on government” mission envisioned for a free press in the First Amendment.

    The Press and the White House

    The Press and the White House

    A conversation with First Amendment expert Mickey Osterreicher, general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, on challenges facing White House press pool photographers and the general state of relations between the Trump White House and the news media. Osterreicher’s comments follow his testimony earlier in the day before a U.S. House subcommittee on these topics.

    • 26 min
    Freedom of Speech: The World View

    Freedom of Speech: The World View

    A conversation with Danish author and journalist Flemming Rose, who says the increasing practice of self-censorship due to terrorism threats is a grave danger to free speech and free press around the globe. In 2005, Rose was editor of Jyllands-Posten newspaper when it published cartoons of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, which sparked a worldwide controversy still debated today.

    • 21 min
    The Law, the Media and Tax Returns

    The Law, the Media and Tax Returns

    A conversation with First Amendment expert and author Ronald K.L. Collins, who joins host Gene Policinski to talk about the legal issues raised by The New York Times’s publication of several pages of Donald Trump’s tax returns. Collins will explain why some experts think a threatened lawsuit by Trump against the newspaper is unlikely to gain traction.

    • 28 min
    Asking Big Questions

    Asking Big Questions

    A conversation about how to have better conversations. Host Gene Policinski talks with Josh Feigelson, the founder of the organization Ask Big Questions, which trains college students, faculty and staff on how to engage young adults in thoughtful, civil discussions about complex societal issues. During this political season, the group is offering training centered around eight political questions — not who will win or lose the election, but thought-provoking inquires such as, “What goes into your decision about how you will vote?” and “When was the last time you felt really good about voting?”

    • 22 min
    Protecting journalists – taking it to the United Nations

    Protecting journalists – taking it to the United Nations

    A conversation about a new effort by Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontières) and a coalition of journalism groups and news organizations to ask the United Nations for a Special Representative on journalists’ safety. Host Gene Policinski chats with RSF’s Delphine Halgand and Margaux Ewen about the U.N. initiative, protecting journalists, and the United States’ world rating of 41 (out of 180 nations) on the World Press Freedom Index.

    • 24 min
    Election 2016: Sparking a ‘Murrow Moment’?

    Election 2016: Sparking a ‘Murrow Moment’?

    A conversation about objective journalism and press-candidate confrontations in this year’s presidential election, with Prof. David Mindich, of St. Michael’s College in Vermont, the author of a recent Columbia Journalism Review article, “For journalists covering Trump, a Murrow moment.”

    • 20 min

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