Bill Keller

 

China frees New York Times reporter

Chris Buckley

A Chinese journalist jailed while working for the New York Times was released on Saturday, ending a controversial prison term that highlighted the country's tough media controls. Zhao Yan, looking noticeably thinner, was greeted by a small group of family and friends, including his daughter and sister, when he emerged from prison.

NY Times correspondent held in Zimbabwe

Susan Njanji

Zimbabwean police have arrested a New York Times correspondent who was covering the country's election, the newspaper said on Thursday. "We do not know where he is being held, or what, if any, charges have been made against him," the newspaper's executive editor, Bill Keller, said in a statement.