Press Freedom and Poverty Reduction: Exploring Links in Developing Countries


Wednesday, March 26, 2008 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Millennium Challenge Corporation

MCC hosts a public forum exploring the links between press freedom, economic growth and poverty reduction in anticipation of World Press Freedom Day. This event will be a panel discussion with several distinguished guest panelists.


Maureen Harrington
Vice President,  Policy and International Relations

Matthew McLean
Vice President,  Congressional and Public Affairs


  • Dr. Joseph Siegle
    Senior Advisor for Democratic Governance, DAI
  • Mr. James Traub
    Contributing Writer, New York Times Magazine
  • Mr. Mark Whitehouse
    Director of Media Programs, IREX
  • Mr. Richard Winfield
    Chairman, World Press Freedom Committee

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