Indpendent Media and Elections

Election Coverage: Educating Voters, Exposing Fraud, Increasing Participation


Over the last three years, elections were held in twelve countries where we works. This interactive presentation explores how coverage by the news outlets we work with played a role in improving voter knowledge, exposing corruption and increasing participation. For a full screen version click here. For best results use Chrome, Firefox or Safari.


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 3Q 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 3Q-2015


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 […]