“Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The New York Times said Thursday it would “vigorously” defend legal action against the newspaper lodged this week in an Indonesian court by [Richard Ness] an executive of the US mining giant Newmont…
“Over the past few years, The Times has devoted significant resources to covering the social, political and environmental impact of large-scale mining by Newmont and other companies around the world,” it said in a statement sent to AFP.
“We think this is an important global story for our readers, and our coverage of Newmont has been fair and accurate. We plan to defend the suit vigorously,” it said.
Read the complete article here: http://www.antara.co.id/en/arc/2007/5/18/new-york-times-to-defend-indonesian-mining-lawsuit/
I haven’t seen The New York Times acknowledge the law suit in its own paper – yet?