11 Jul

Freedom Forums effort to wean DC’s five year old Newseum of the non profits financial tit has become a public conversation when news of the private conversation hit the news feed about James Duff, Newseum CEO and President, pulling down a $1.6 million salary, $1.4 million of that as one time sum. One half of the Newseum’s $63.7 million revenue came from Freedom Forum. To tighten the financial belt, the Newseum began laying off staff as far back as 2008. The next to attack was employee retirement contributions with a sidestep towards organizing educational programs under a separate non profit.


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