Documentary examines continuing attacks on Vijesti and media freedom in Montenegro


Since its launch in 1997, Vijesti daily has been at the forefront of independent media in Montenegro. Its website is the leading independent news website, and its sister station TV Vijesti is the most trusted broadcaster. But Vijesti has always aimed to be more than just a popular news outlet, placing dedication to high-quality […]

MMP publishes detailed map of local media in Myanmar


The Myanmar Media Program (MMP), MDIF’s development program for independent media in Myanmar, has published a detailed map providing a rare insight into private local media in Myanmar’s ethnic states and regions. The resource offers a comprehensive repository of local media players by region and by media type and can be downloaded here. As the […]

MAS releases guide to data journalism and case studies on paywall implementation


MDIF’s technical assistance hub, Media Advisory Services, has released two new publications: a guide to data journalism and case studies on paywall implementation. Best Practices for Data Journalism is the third guidebook in the MAS series of practical guides for media managers and Case studies on paywall implementation provides concrete examples to support Guide #2 – […]

MDIF publishes two digital media management guides


Media Advisory Services, MDIF’s technical assistance hub, has published the first two handbooks in a series of practical guides for media managers. A Practical Guide to Product Management in Digital Media, by Derrick Fountain, and Launching a paywall: What You and Your Team Need to Know, by Tomáš Bella, are designed to help media decision-makers […]