Glittering Symbol of Press, Newseum to Close Its Doors

Just steps from the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum’s gleaming glass-and-steel structure has for over a decade been a shining symbol for the press and free expression. But in a reflection of the woes facing the US media industry — which is itself struggling financially while also facing repeated attacks from political leaders — the Newseum will be closing its doors on Dec. 31.

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