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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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Case Watch: Peru's Constitutional Court Hears Challenge to Blanket Military Secrecy

October 30, 2014 by Emi MacLean

Peru's constitutional court is considering a challenge to an executive decree that declares that “all information or documentation” related to security and national defense “is by its nature secret.”

The Transformative Power of Photography and Collaboration

October 28, 2014 by Anna Overstrom-Coleman

Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.

Public Broadcasting Services Can Deliver Democratic Values. Few Do.

October 28, 2014 by Marius Dragomir, Mark Thompson

Public broadcasting services can express the ideals of a democracy. But as of now only a few in the world really serve the public.

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Darian Pavli
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Open Society Justice Initiative, Open Society Foundations–New York

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