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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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How We Kept the Internet Open in Europe

October 6, 2016 Thomas Lohninger

When telecom companies launched an assault on net neutrality, a coalition of advocates fought back with an historic response.

In a Postfact World, German Journalists Welcome a Trove of Migration Data

September 22, 2016 Rana Göroglu

How an organization became a one-stop shop for reporters by furnishing fact-based information on migrants and refugees.

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.