Jan 29, 2014

NHK chief lays blame on lack of experience

New NHK Chairman Katsuto Momii has admitted it was inappropriate to present his personal view on the wartime “comfort women” prostitution system. At a meeting Tuesday of NHK’s Board of Governors, Momii expressed regret over his remarks, according to Kenichiro Hamada, head of the ...

Nov 6, 2013

Mr. Abe stacking the deck at NHK

Three of the five people named to fill vacancies on NHK's Board of Governors are close to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, prompting concern that the public broadcaster's neutrality is at risk.