Our Members

Macedonian Association of Journalists

The Association of Journalists of Macedonia  (AJM) was founded in 1946. AJM is member of International Federation of Journalists (IFJ). AJM is an independent, non-governmental and non- political party organization whose purpose is to be the protector and promoter of professional standards and freedom of expression.

Makanday, Zambia

Makanday is an independent nonprofit newsroom which produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Makanday’s work focuses on transformational stories with “moral force,” and aims to shine a light on the exploitation of the weak by the strong and on the failures of power elites to vindicate the trust placed in them.

Malaysiakini (Malaysia)

Launched in late 1999, Malaysiakini is the country’s first online news website managed by a team of professional journalists. Its mission is to provide independent news and views in a country where the traditional media is tightly controlled by the government.


Maldita.es (Spain) is a center for investigative reporting, journalism education, and fact checking in Spain, with a reputation for integrity and support from major European institutions. In addition to collaborations with Spanish media, Maldita.es has worked with groups like Germany’s CORRECTIV and Tactical Tech, while its data project (Maldita Dato) has dug into COVID-19 hoaxes. And it recently collaborated with the Catalan TV program Planta Baixa to reveal pandemic-related failures at Spanish airports. The organization also offers advanced educational courses in investigative and data journalism.

Management and Resources Development Initiative (MRDI), Bangladesh

Management and Resources Development Initiative (MRDI) is a leading media training organization based in Dhaka, specialized in quality issue-based training and research for news media. A major focus for MRDI is increasing the investigative reporting capacity of journalists in the country. It also introduced Right to Information as a tool for investigative journalism in Bangladesh.

Media Development Center/Birzeit University

Media Development Center/Birzeit University (Palestine) provides technical training for mid-career journalists and investigative reporters as part of its mission to help create a free press environment in Palestine. Under the umbrella of Birzeit University, the MDC focuses on developing curricula, publishing research and training manuals, and media literacy. It has also provided investigative reporting grants and held workshops in Egypt, Lebanon, and Jordan.

Media Institute of the Caribbean

The Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) is a regional not-for-profit non-governmental organisation registered in Jamaica, with a branch in Trinidad and Tobago, charged with empowering Caribbean journalists and media leaders to contribute to the strengthening of Caribbean democracy through support for an innovative and independent media industry. Its Board of Directors comprises a team of accomplished industry leaders with vast experience in a variety of new and traditional media operations with support from a corps of qualified regional and international media trainers. Among MIC’s primary objectives is the building of a cadre of trained investigative journalists engaged in enhancing and reinforcing the watchdog role of regional media through involvement in a vibrant Caribbean network which benefits from international best practice models and practices.

Mediacentar Sarajevo, Bosnia

Mediacentar Sarajevo supports development of independent and professional journalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina. From its founding to date, MC organized more than 230 different training programs in the areas of journalism and media education attended by more than 2,000 people from B-H and the region.

Mediafocus Serbia

Mediafocus is a network for investigative journalists in Serbia and Southeastern Europe. Mediafocus was founded in 2000 and since then investigative reporters have published a number of investigative stories in media all over the region.

Medill National Security Journalism Initiative

The Medill National Security Journalism Initiative is based at Northwestern University’s Medill school of journalism, and provides journalists-in-training and working journalists with the knowledge and skills necessary to report accurately, completely and with context on events and issues related to conflict, defense, security and civil liberties. The Initiative provides courses, training and thought leadership, and also does its own in-depth investigative reporting projects on topics of global security interest in collaboration with professional media partners.

Michael I.Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism

Michael I.Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism (United States) is dedicated to educating Indiana University students in investigative reporting techniques and creating provocative original journalism for the public in Indiana and beyond. The center conducts multimedia investigative projects in a working newsroom with professional media partners. Funded by a US$6 million endowment, the center is editorially independent of Indiana University.

Mídia Lab (Mozambique)

Mídia Lab (Mozambique) is an independent Mozambican non-governmental organization focused on journalism training and media development. It is a capacity-building and training association for the media sector and works with professional and community-based reporters, media managers, journalism trainers and civil society organizations to improve the quality of information made available to citizens.

Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting is an independent, nonprofit newsroom devoted to investigative and enterprise reporting about crucial issues in the Midwest with a regional, national and global impact. We focus primarily on agribusiness and related topics such as government programs, environment and energy.

MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism (Lesotho)

MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism (Lesotho) is an independent, nonprofit centre set up by a group of Basotho journalists. It works towards promoting accountability, transparency, exposing corruption, wrongdoing and protection of human rights. Since its inception, the Centre focuses on investigative reporting, hosting three-month fellowships for journalists in Lesotho towards creating a local network of investigative journalists, health reporting with a focus on Lesotho’s HIV/AIDS pandemic and producing a human trafficking stories series.


Mongabay is the world’s most popular rainforest information site and a well-known source of environmental news reporting and analysis. Today Mongabay draws an average 9-10 million visitors per month and publishes stories in 10 languages. In 2012 Mongabay.org was formed to facilitate the development of new education and journalism initiatives and leverage Mongabay.com’s existing network, traffic, and reputation. Mongabay.org aims to raise awareness about social and environmental issues relating to forests and other ecosystems.


MuckRock is a non-profit public records filing tool and investigative news site, used by thousands of journalists across the United States and around the world to help investigate and open up government. Founded in 2010, the site has helped release millions of pages of records covering topics like incarceration, surveillance, government waste and classified dessert recipes.

MUSEBA Journalism Project

MUSEBA Journalism Project (Cameroon) is an independent, non-profit news organization that promotes investigative reporting in Central Africa and the Great Lakes. Through collaborative approaches with journalists from the region, Museba investigates corruption, illicit financial flows, organized crime and human rights abuses.