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Building fairer societies by reporting on social issues

22/09/2017

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. […]


Harlan Mandel podcast on investing in freedom of the press

06/09/2017

MDIF CEO Harlan Mandel, as a guest of the 165th Terms of Reference Podcast by Aidpreneur, talks about how MDIF supports freedom of the press, how the organisation has evolved over the past 20 years, and much more. http://traffic.libsyn.com/termsofreference/TOR165-Harlan_Mandel.mp3


MDIF Portfolio Review 2016: Interactive

04/09/2017

The MDIF Portfolio Review 2016 provides an overview of the performance of our investment portfolio, including visualizations of allocations by geography, press freedom ranking and corruption. It also offers an insight into our clients’ critical work around the world and organizational developments.


Election coverage: Educating voters, exposing fraud, increasing participation

11/06/2017

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 […]


Supporting high-quality journalism: Interactive map of client awards

11/06/2017

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 […]