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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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Subverting the Media to Boost Support for LGBTI Rights

June 2, 2016 Tin Gazivoda

Since outing herself on Croatia’s most popular TV show, Mima Simić has become a master at using the media to spread tolerance.

Linked by Mobile Phones, Syrian Refugees Stay Connected

May 26, 2016 Liam Maloney 3

A photo installation explores how refugees separated from friends and family manage to remain connected.

Roma Journalists Are Rewriting Their Story

May 11, 2016 Kremena Budinova 7

While mainstream news outlets traffic in stereotypes, Roma journalists are laying claim to a space of their own in a democratized media landscape.