Kira Kay and Jason Maloney Report on Liberia for PBS NewsHour

By IRP Staff, October 04, 2011

PBS NewsHour aired the first story of a three-part series on Liberia by former IRP Fellows Kira Kay and Jason Maloney, co-founders of the nonprofit production company Bureau for International Reporting. The report, entitled "For Liberia, Natural Resources Are Blessings, Curses on Road to Democracy," covers the current re-election bid of Nobel Peace Prize winner and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and examines the status of development and security in the country. Their second and third reports, on the need for mental health care in Liberia for the high rates of PTSD and on natural resources development, will follow in the coming weeks.