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Innovating Development Finance for Independent Media – a study of the public-private development partnership for independent media by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
MDIF has been producing the Media Development Impact Dashboard since 2006. In this Impact Dashboard 2012, we analyze data from 2011 on sales and financial viability to assess the economic sustainability of our clients, as well as on reach and employment to track their wider impact on the countries in which they operate.
Each quarter respsonAbility publishes a report on the performance of the responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert, a certificate which invests in MDIF.
MDIF has teamed up with Swiss private bank Vontobel Group and responsAbility Social Investments AG to create “responsAbility Press Freedom VONCERT”, a bond-like certificate enabling social investors to invest directly in MDIF’s work.
An interview with MDIF Chief Executive Officer Harlan Mandel that was published on 22 August 2011 as part of the Matching the Market and the Model: The Business of Independent News Media report by Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).