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Newseum Get $5 Million Donation From Major Broadcaster

Jul 20, 2015  •  Post A Comment

A major broadcaster has “has made a $5 million gift to the Newseum in Washington D.C.,” reports Michael Balderston at TV Technology.

The broadcaster is Hubbard Broadcasting.

The story continues, “The gift will help support the Newseum’s mission to educate the public about [a] free and fair press, as well as the five freedoms of the First Amendment.”

The article notes that Stanley S. Hubbard, chairman and CEO of Hubbard Broadcasting, said, “Our family has been a strong advocate of a free press. Because it is the only institution solely devoted to educating the public about the fundamental value of First Amendment freedoms and free expression, the Newseum is a great gift to the nation and the world.”

The five freedoms of the First Amendment are freedom of assembly, petition, press, religion and speech.

According to the website of the Newseum, “TripAdvisor users rated the Newseum as a ‘Traveler’s Choice Top 10 Museum in the U.S.’”

According to a statement about the donation, “Hubbard Broadcasting owns 14 TV stations and 48 radio stations across the country and also owns and operates the independent cable and satellite network REELZ TV. Its flagship station is KSTP-TV in St. Paul, Minn., where Hubbard is headquartered.”

 

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