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


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 […]

MDIF Portfolio Review 2017: Interactive


The MDIF Portfolio Review 2017 presents an overview of the performance of our investment portfolio, including visualizations of allocations by geography, press freedom ranking and corruption perceptions. It also offers insight into our clients’ critical work providing the news, information and debate that people need to build free, thriving societies and describes our various initiatives […]

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 […]

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 – […]