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Media & Information

Media & Information

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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Open Society Voices

Announcing the 24th Moving Walls Exhibit, Here We Are: Visual Resistance and Reclaiming Narratives

September 18, 2017 Yukiko Yamagata

Here We Are is an exhibition that celebrates 10 individual and collective artists, journalists, documentarians, and advocates who engage with art and documentary practice as forms of resistance.

Q&A: The Unjust Trial of Diego Gómez and the Necessity of Open Access

July 31, 2017

The story of the biologist—who is facing possible jail time simply for sharing a colleague’s research—is an unsettling reminder of why reforms to intellectual property laws are so desperately needed.

Q&A: Journalism and the Crisis in Venezuela

July 28, 2017

Investigative journalist and Armando.info cofounder Ewald Scharfenberg discusses the importance of holding governments accountable—especially during times of instability.