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U.S. Media Report From Uganda: Wilson Center Panel Discusses Health, Environment, and Security in Africa
Date:2/24/2009

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve senior U.S. editors and producers traveled to Uganda last year for an in-depth look at one of Africa's most fascinating countries. A highlight of the International Reporting Project (IRP) Gatekeeper Editors trip was discussing development, food security, and HIV/AIDS with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. At the Wilson Center on February 26th at noon, three of the Gatekeepers will discuss the U.S. media's coverage of health, environment, and security in Africa.

Ben de la Cruz is an Emmy Award-winning documentary video producer and reporter for washingtonpost.com. While in Uganda, he filmed the video series "Seeds of Peace," about the plight of the millions of people displaced during the Ugandan government's war with the Lord's Resistance Army.

Paul Hendrie is the commerce and industry editor at Congressional Quarterly, where he supervises coverage of public policy issues concerning energy, environment, agriculture, transportation, technology, telecommunications, science, and aviation.

Louise Lief has been deputy director of the IRP, an independent non-profit program based at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., since 1998. IRP promotes in-depth international coverage in the U.S. news media through fellowships for U.S. journalists.

David Rocks is a senior editor for global news at BusinessWeek magazine, where he oversees the magazine's correspondents and coordinates bureaus from Mexico City to Mumbai.

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What: Reporting From Uganda: U.S. Media Cover Health, Environment, and Security

Who:

Ben de la Cruz, Staff Video Journalist/Producer, Washington Post

Paul Hendrie, Department Editor, Congressional Quarterly

Louise Lief, Deputy Director, International Reporting Project

David Rocks, Senior Editor, BusinessWeek

When: Thursday, February 26, noon - 2:00 p.m.

Where:

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 5th Floor Conference Room

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Media planning to cover the event should contact Sharon McCarter at sharon.mccarter@wilsoncenter.org or (202) 691-4016.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds, engaged in the study of national and world affairs. http://www.wilsoncenter.org

Since 1994, the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program has explored the connections among environmental challenges and their links to conflict and security. http://www.wilsoncenter.org/ecsp

    CONTACT:
    Sharon McCarter
    (202) 691-4016
    sharon.mccarter@wilsoncenter.org


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