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  • New York Times reporter arrested in Zimbabwe: newspaper

    04/03/2008 2:45:04 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 19 replies · 79+ views
    Excerpt =- Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times correspondent Barry Bearak was one of two foreign reporters arrested in Zimbabwe, where he was covering the elections, the newspaper said Thursday. "We do not know where he is being held, or what, if any, charges have been made against him," the paper's executive editor, Bill Keller, said in a statement. "We are making every effort to ascertain his status, to assure that he is safe and being well treated, and to secure his prompt release." It described Bearak as "an experienced and respected professional who has reported from many places. He won...