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A man, sitting on his knees in a barren and rocky landscape, films a row of soldiers in military fatigues

Shedding light on the pivotal role journalists play around the globe, DEMOCRACY ON DEADLINE shadows courageous journalists and champions of independent media as they work to make, and keep, their societies free—in Afghanistan, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, Sierra Leone and the United States.

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Filmmaker Cal Skaggs shares his perspectives on the precarious state of independent journalism throughout the world, talks about the “burden and blessing” of making independent films and provides resources individuals can access to help support global independent media.

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