CRF publishes a guide to using WhatsApp for radio


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 […]

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 […]

Chia Ting Ting: The business force behind Malaysia’s digital news leader


Chia Ting Ting, the top advertising executive at Malaysia’s largest online news portal, appreciates something that many press advocates overlook: independent journalism requires financial independence as well. When Malaysiakini does a story on bonded labour in Malaysia, for example, its newsroom is rightfully praised. Rarely acknowledged, however, are the behind-the-scenes staff that create the breathing […]