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 […]

Election coverage: Educating voters, exposing fraud, increasing participation


Over the last three and a half years, elections were held in nineteen 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 […]

responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert – Quarterly report 3Q 2017


Each quarter responsAbility publishes a report on the performance of the responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert, a certificate which invests in MDIF. Download the latest: responsAbility Press Freedom Voncert Report 3Q 2017

Impact Dashboard 2017


Impact assessment is a critical part of our work. Since 2005, we have published our Impact Dashboard to publicly present the findings of our annual analysis. The Dashboard provides a comprehensive description of impact results from the preceding year as well as longitudinal analysis of outcomes across our portfolio. We focus our impact assessment efforts […]

Building fairer societies by reporting on social issues


MDIF clients provide independent news and information to millions of people around the world that helps them to make informed decisions about their lives. They set national and local agendas, and their influence on public perception means that they play a key role in shaping how people view their society and the world around them. […]