Impact Dashboard 2015


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 assessment efforts […]


responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert – Quarterly report 2Q 2015


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 2Q2015


MDIF Portfolio Review 2014: Interactive


The MDIF Portfolio Review 2014 provides an overview of the performance of our investment portfolio, including visualisations of allocations by geography, press freedom ranking and economic development. It also provides an insight into our clients’ critical work around the world and our investment strategy.

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Timeline: 20 Years of Financing Independent News


We have been supporting independent news businesses in countries where there is limited access to reliable quality news since 1995. From our first loan to a Slovak newspaper in 1996 to our 20-year record of supporting more than 100 news outlets in 38 countries, we have been privileged to work with some of the world’s […]

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Media freedom under attack in Western Balkans


A Human Rights Watch study confirms that journalists in the Western Balkans – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia; all countries where MDIF works – operate in “a hostile environment that directly affects their ability to do critical, independent reporting essential to a democratic society”. The report documents physical attacks and threats, punitive lawsuits and […]