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Empower Journalists

Loans for free media

Media Development Investment Fund

Regular price $100.00

Your gift will go into our loan pool to help independent journalists buy printing presses and broadcasting equipment. In eastern Russia, the state monopoly printing house tried to force the independent daily Yakutsk Vecherny out of business by charging inflated prices and banning issues that criticized the authorities. When it finally refused to print the newspaper at all, and with the next printing house more...


Empower the Press

Loan for a printing press

Media Development Investment Fund

Regular price $200.00

Your gift will go into our loan pool to help independent publishers buy printing presses and printing equipment. In 1996, SME was Slovakia’s only independent daily newspaper when it received MDLF’s very first loan. SME was barred from every printing house in the capital Bratislava but with MDLF financing it bought its own printing press and broke the government's control over what news the public...


Mentor A Journalist

Improve local news

Internews Network

Regular price $100.00

This gift will provide resources to local journalists in developing countries to help them develop their skills as reporters. Your gift supplies radio and television production equipment to local journalists, funds small grants to reporters so they can travel to research their stories, and enables Internews to provide training and long-term mentoring to local journalists and independent media outlets in the developing world.


Plan For the Future

Business development

Media Development Investment Fund

Regular price $80.00

Your gift will provide a leading journalist with one hour of one-on-one consultancy with a specialist analyst to produce a business plan for their company. Working on a business plan not only helped Mail & Guardian in South Africa plan for the future, it also helped it identify newspaper distribution as a problem that had to be addressed. As Financial Director Hoosain Karjieker said: “The...


Protect A Journalist

2 months in exile

Committee to Protect Journalists

Regular price $200.00

In addition to broad advocacy for at-risk journalists, CPJ provides financial support for journalists in extreme and imminent danger to go into exile. A modest contribution can go very far in many countries and enable journalists to seek safety. You can help support journalists threatened for their work in exile until it is safe for them to return home or until they can secure asylum...


Protect Core Freedoms

Advocacy and campaigns

PEN American Center

Regular price $50.00

The Whatcom Librarian and her board fought the subpoena which called for the names and identifying information of all those who had borrowed the book since November 15, 2001. The librarian responded by saying, “Libraries are a haven where people should be able to seek what information they want to pursue without any threat of government intervention.” The FBI finally backed down, and PEN conferred...


Provide A Safe Haven

Food and accomodation

Committee to Protect Journalists

Regular price $250.00

In addition to broad advocacy for threatened journalists in Columbia, one of the world’s most murderous countries for journalists, CPJ provides financial support for Columbian journalists in extreme and imminent danger. A modest contribution can go very far in Columbia, enabling a threatened journalist to enter a safe haven. Your gift of $250 will be matched by CPJ to host a Colombian journalist in a...


Share Solutions

Peer-to-peer support

Media Development Investment Fund

Regular price $250.00

Your gift will pay for a media leader to spend one day with a colleague who has found a solution to a common problem. For example, independent publisher Altapress from the Siberia region of Russia helped Krestyanin newspaper in Rostov-on-Don develop a publishing structure that provided it with a solid economic foundation from which to grow. In return, Altapress drew inspiration from Krestyanin’s editorial innovations...


Spread the Word

News for 36 people

Media Development Investment Fund

Regular price $50.00

Your gift of $50 can provide 36 people in a transitional country with access to independent news for one year*. MDLF financing helped the journalists who founded elPeriodico, Guatemala’s leading source of investigative journalism, buy back majority ownership of the paper from a large media group, narrowly averting a loss of control. With MDLF’s help, they transformed the daily into a viable, stand-alone company while...


Support A Journalist

2 family prison visits

Committee to Protect Journalists

Regular price $100.00

In addition to broad advocacy for the release of journalists unjustly imprisoned, CPJ provides financial support for the families of imprisoned journalists. A modest contribution can go very far in many countries, enabling family members to visit their loved ones and bring them essential food and medicine. Your gift of $100 will sponsor two visits by a family member, or provide for basic necessities for...