Many false claims circulate about George Soros. We have responded to some of the most common misconceptions here, to set the record straight.
Does Soros own or operate any U.S. media outlets?
What is his relationship with the media?
George Soros is an advocate for media independence and diversity, believing those traits to be important aspects of open societies. With his support, the Open Society Foundations have worked to protect freedom of the press, expand public access to information, and promote high-quality, independent journalism.
The Open Society Foundations play a crucial role in supporting investigative journalism, as well as providing emergency legal aid and making safety training available to journalists working in dangerous or oppressive environments.
Most of the Foundations’ media-related grant making goes to organizations outside of the United States.
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