Sunday, June 21, 2009

New York Times reporters

Two incredible articles from and about NYT reporters...

In Tehran, where most foreign journos have been kicked out of the country or have been warned not to leave their hotel rooms, Roger Cohen (who is not a young guy) was out in the streets with the protesters Saturday, running from the Basiji and getting tear gassed:

Also, David Rohde -- who was kidnapped by the Taliban seven months ago outside of Kabul, Afghanistan and held captive in the North Waziristan region of Pakistan -- escaped and is now safe. The media kept his abduction secret for the sake of his safety:


maxie1218 said...

Bill Keller from NYT will be on George Stephanopoulos' show this morning to talk about the David Rhode escape. If available, I will post a video.

maxie1218 said...

I watched Bill Keller's appearance on "This Week" but he was unable to give out much info on David Rhode's capture or escape. Bill mentioned that he has to debrief David first before releasing any details.