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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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The Theater Challenging One of the World’s Most Repressive Governments

October 23, 2017 Rashida Bumbray

The Belarus Free Theatre has long been a monument to democracy and human rights—and the target of one of the world’s worst dictatorships. Cofounder Natalia Kaliada explains why, despite the persecution, the show goes on.

What’s in Your Drinking Water? Too Many People Still Don’t Know

October 2, 2017 Elizabeth Moses

This year’s International Right to Know Day was a reminder that despite the progress that’s been made, far too many people still don’t know the basic information they need to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy.

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.