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A free and independent press is vital to any democracy, ensuring government accountability and a diversity of viewpoints. The Open Society Foundations support efforts that expand and protect press freedoms, increase public access to knowledge and information, include minority voices in media, and use the arts to address pressing social issues.

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Tracking American Counterterrorism Money to Dark Places

October 24, 2014 by Lora Lumpe

A new online tool makes it easier (but no less unsettling) to see where American military aid goes around the world. We should use it to promote informed debate.

From a “Situation Room,” Democracy Spreads in West Africa

October 20, 2014 by Amanda Fortier

An election-monitoring process that began in a West African hotel has gone online and across oceans, providing lessons for advocates around the world.

Georgia Activists Close Ranks Online to Open Government Data

October 2, 2014 by Jed Miller 2

Four advocacy groups in Georgia joined efforts to create an online tool for more transparent governance, offering valuable lessons about the role of technology in NGO strategy.

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