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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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A Podcast Examines the Intersection of Life and Law

April 22, 2016 by Donysha Smith 2

Breaking new ground in long-running debates about criminal justice, Nancy Mullane’s Life of the Law podcast embraces a spirit of inclusiveness.

The Investigative Journalism Collaboration That Produced the Panama Papers

April 8, 2016 by Maria Teresa Ronderos, Algirdas Lipstas 26

The bombshell reports detailing how offshore companies enable financial secrecy were made possible by a global effort of hundreds of journalists working in tandem.

In the EU, Media Portrayals of Ukraine Reveal Europe’s Own Self-Interests

April 1, 2016 by Graham Lee 1

Depictions of the crisis are often shaped by attitudes that have little to do with Ukraine itself.