China Officials Apologize to Reporter Beaten in Pollution Story
Posted: 1/11/2013  |  By: Bloomberg News
Provincial authorities apologized to a China Central Television journalist who was beaten up while reporting a story about pollution at a paper mill, the state-run Global Times newspaper said Thursday.

Zhao Xi was attacked Jan. 9 after he went to film illegal pollution emissions at the mill in Yueyang in southern Hunan province, the newspaper reported.