Resources

Convergence publishes a case study on MDIF

30/05/2019

Convergence, the global network for blended finance, has published a case study on Media Development Investment Fund. The case study provides a comprehensive overview of MDIF’s operations and its investment portfolio and details the organisation’s experience in blended finance. By analyzing MDIF’s funds for providing debt and equity financing to news and information companies, it […]


MDIF publishes report on media capture in Europe

22/05/2019

MDIF has published a major report that examines the extent of media capture in Europe and how it is undermining democracy in many parts of East and Southeast Europe. Written by leading expert Marius Dragomir, Director of the Center for Media, Data and Society at the Central European University, Media Capture in Europe examines how […]


CRF publishes a guide to using WhatsApp for radio

26/04/2019

The Children’s Radio Foundation (CRF) in South Africa has published a users’ guide to using WhatsApp for radio. The guide is the sixth in MDIF’s Media Advisory Services’ series of practical guides for media managers and practitioners. CRF, a participant in MDIF’s South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP), uses radio to create opportunities for information […]


An Unfavorable Business: Running Local Media in Myanmar’s Ethnic States and Regions

05/11/2018

MDIF has published An Unfavorable Business: Running Local Media in Myanmar’s Ethnic States and Regions, a 66- page report that assesses the business challenges faced by the country’s local media outlets. The report is based on research conducted from April-August 2018, as well as data gathered during the three years that MDIF has been running […]


Map of private local media in Myanmar’s ethnic states and regions

05/11/2018

Produced by the Myanmar Media Program (MMP), MDIF’s development program for independent media in Myanmar, the interactive map provides 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, with the locations and basic information about […]