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The Open Society Foundations promote independent media and professional, quality journalism, especially in countries undergoing a process of democratization.

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Tackling Corruption in Armenia with High- and Low-Tech Tools

April 15, 2014 by Jed Miller

A government watchdog in Armenia is using data generated by ink and paper to fight corruption in the media.

Does Digital Media Mean Better Media?

April 9, 2014 by Marius Dragomir 4

From Montenegro to Nicaragua to China to Egypt, has digital media improved access to good-quality journalism?

The Killing of Norbert Zongo: African Court Stresses State Obligation to Protect Journalists

March 31, 2014 by Chidi Odinkalu, Ibrahima Kane 6

Africa’s top human rights tribunal has found that Burkina Faso failed to properly investigate the murder of a politically troublesome newspaper editor.

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