Photos: Prominent Journalists, Scholars Turn Out for Asia Society's ChinaFile Launch

Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations celebrated the launch of its new online magazine, ChinaFile, with a panel discussion among six former and current Beijing-based New York Times correspondents: Seymour Topping, Fox Butterfield (1979-1981), Nicholas Kristof (1988-1993), Elisabeth Rosenthal (1997-2003), Joseph Kahn (2003-2007) and Edward Wong (2008-present). Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations, moderated the discussion.

Following the panel, participants and guests mingled at a reception at Asia Society's Garden Court Café.

ChinaFile marks a new a stage in Asia Society’s ongoing commitment to in-depth reporting in China and on East Asian affairs. Click here for a summary of last night's panel.