Impact Dashboard 2014


At MDIF, impact assessment is a critical part of our work. Since 2005, we have published our Impact Dashboard to publicly present the findings of our annual analysis. The Dashboard provides a comprehensive description of impact results from the preceding year as well as longitudinal analysis of outcomes across our portfolio. We focus our impact […]


MDIF Portfolio Review 2013: Interactive


The MDIF Portfolio Review 2013 interactive presentation provides an overview of the performance of our investment portfolio, including visualisations of allocations by geography, press freedom ranking and economic development, and our organisational evolution.


WAN-IFRA: The Capitalisation Gap


The capitalization gap for independent news media businesses in developing markets is a stark reality. A joint WAN-Ifra/Sida paper assesses the capitalisation gap, identifies entry points for philanthropic capital and prepares a compelling case for developing existing initiatives and exploring new ones that can bridge the gap and channel necessary funding to the sector.


responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert – Quarterly report 1Q 2014


Each quarter responsAbility publishes a report on the performance of the responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert, a certificate which invests in MDIF. Download the latest: responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert Report 1Q2014


Media Development: What the Research Says (highlights)


Highlight quotes on the role of media in economic, political and social development compiled from research studies and reports.