Apr 9, 2015

Report calls for further investigation of 'fake' NHK documentary

A documentary aired by NHK last year that allegedly contained a fake interview should be investigated further, an interim investigation report said Thursday. “Close-up Gendai,” broadcast on May 14, erroneously described a room for a fraudulent broker’s meeting with a debtor as a base ...

Diet tussle over NHK budget set to heat up

Mar 29, 2015

Diet tussle over NHK budget set to heat up

A Diet confrontation over NHK’s fiscal 2015 budget is expected to heat up this week as questions are posed about whether President Katsuto Momii is qualified to lead the public broadcaster. While the Liberal Democratic Party-led ruling coalition to have NHK’s budget approved before ...