Election coverage: Educating voters, exposing fraud, increasing participation


Over the last three and a half years, elections were held in eighteen countries where we work. 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 […]

Supporting high-quality journalism: Interactive map of client awards


MDIF is proud of its record supporting high-quality, non-partisan media around the world. Often under difficult circumstances, journalists at the outlets we work with provide the news, information and debate that people need to create thriving, free societies. Many of our current and former clients have won national and international awards for their work and […]

Impacting societies through corruption and accountability reporting


From local news websites to national broadcasters, our clients have a profound impact on their societies through reporting on corruption and government accountability. By unearthing stories that otherwise may remain untold, they erode impunity and promote integrity among those in power, at the same time empowering citizens to demand  justice. In order to highlight the […]

Harlan Mandel discusses building audience trust and media sustainability


With the media in a state of dramatic flux, MDIF CEO Harlan Mandel talks to the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) about some of the challenges facing independent media and how news companies need to build audience trust to help their drive for financial viability.

responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert – Quarterly report 1Q 2017


Each quarter responsAbility publishes a report on the performance of the responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert, a certificate which invests in MDIF.