MDIF recruiting Impact Officer


Media Development Investment Fund seeks an Impact and Analytics Officer with strong writing, quantitative analysis and data visualization skills to be based in its New York office.


Himal Southasian magazine forced to suspend publication


In a statement on 24 August, The Southasia Trust announced the suspension of its groundbreaking publication Himal Southasian due to pressure by Nepali state agencies. The statement said: “The Southasia Trust regrets to announce the suspension of publication of Himal Southasian, the pioneering magazine promoting ‘cross-border journalism’ in the region. A decision to this effect […]


Заявление MDIF в связи с объявлением Фонда «нежелательной организацией»


Мы выражаем свое недоумение по поводу решения Генеральной прокуратуры Российской Федерации о включении Фонда инвестиций в развитие СМИ в список так называемых «нежелательных организаций» на территории Российской Федерации. МДИФ – это инвестиционный фонд, который предоставляет финансирование качественным независимым СМИ во всем мире уже более 20 лет.  Фонд работал с российскими медиа с 1998 года, предоставляя […]


MDIF statement on being declared ‘undesirable’ in Russia


We regret the Russian Prosecutor-General’s decision to designate Media Development Investment Fund as an “undesirable” foreign organization. MDIF is an investment fund that has provided financing to high-quality, non-partisan media around the world for more than 20 years. Since 1998, it has worked with media companies in Russia, providing them with loans, equity and training […]

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Leading Puntland radio station back on air 12 days after closure


A closure order issued to Radio Daljir, the leading news station in the Puntland region of Somalia, was lifted on 5 July after 12 days. Heavily armed soldiers closed Radio Daljir on 22 June after broadcasting an interview with Gallan, an armed opposition figure and former governor of the Bari region. The Puntland Minister of […]