Uncovering the truth in the era of fake news

| Mar 31, 2017

Uncovering the truth in the era of fake news

About three years ago, Makoto Watanabe, then an investigative reporter at The Asahi Shimbun newspaper, had a “hunch,” based on his experience covering the pharmaceutical industry, that an advertising agency might be paying a major news organization to write stories about certain drugs to ...

Abe renews pledge to solve territorial row with Russia

/ Feb 7, 2017

Abe renews pledge to solve territorial row with Russia

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday renewed his pledge to settle a dispute with Russia over four islands off Hokkaido despite failing two months earlier to produce any visible progress during a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. At an annual event used as ...