Editor & Publisher‘s Greg Mitchell reports on how and why the media kept silent about the kidnapping of a New Y ork Times reporter in Afghanistan. The reporter was freed just hours ago. Full story is available at E&P. The New York Times report of the kidnapping and rescue operation is now online as well.
Farrell with his aide Sultan Munadi were seized on Saturday and freed just hours ago in a daring raid by British commandos. Munadi and a commando were killed. Farrell is fine (see other stories on this site).