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Women in Media

To mark World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2015, we began a series of features recognizing the role women have played in founding and developing some of the independent media…

Impact Dashboard 2014

At MDIF, 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…

The impact of investigative journalism

In-depth, systematic reporting plays a crucial role in fighting corruption, promoting accountability and fostering transparency. The Global Investigative Journalism Network provides comprehensive resources demonstrating the impact…

MDIF Portfolio Review 2013: Interactive

The MDIF Portfolio Review 2013 provides an overview of the performance of our investment portfolio, including visualisations of allocations by geography, press freedom ranking and economic development. It also provides…

WAN-IFRA: The Capitalisation Gap

The capitalization gap for independent news media businesses in developing markets is a stark reality. A joint WAN-IFRA/Sida paper assesses the shortage of affordable financing for independent media, identifies entry…

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