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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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Roma Journalists Are Rewriting Their Story

May 11, 2016 by Kremena Budinova 3

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

A Podcast Examines the Intersection of Life and Law

April 22, 2016 by Donysha Smith 3

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 27

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