Aug 15, 2015

U.S. welcomes Abe statement; papers critical

The White House welcomed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement Friday expressing remorse over the country’s wartime actions, but influential U.S. news outlets criticized Abe for failing to apologize in his own words. “We welcome Prime Minister Abe’s expression of deep remorse for the suffering ...

Ex-CIA officer in leak case found guilty of espionage

Jan 27, 2015

Ex-CIA officer in leak case found guilty of espionage

A former CIA officer was convicted of espionage charges Monday for having leaked to a New York Times journalist classified details of a secret operation to thwart Iran’s nuclear program. Jurors found Jeffrey Sterling guilty on all nine counts he faced in federal court ...

China withholds visas for NYT, Bloomberg reporters

Dec 9, 2013

China withholds visas for NYT, Bloomberg reporters

Chinese authorities have been withholding residence visas for reporters working for The New York Times and Bloomberg in apparent retaliation for the agencies’ investigative stories on wealth accumulated by leaders’ families. If authorities do not soon start approving renewals for visas due to expire ...

Indulge in 'Morning English' seminars with breakfast

Nov 3, 2013

Indulge in 'Morning English' seminars with breakfast

What better way to start the morning than with a plate of eggs Benedict — made from organic eggs, of course — a cup of coffee and a copy of the new Japan Times/International New York Times? To commemorate the start of its tie-up ...

Role of media groups to 'contextualize' info

Oct 23, 2013

Role of media groups to 'contextualize' info

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Given the faster, increasingly digital and polarized ways news is disseminated around the world, the role of trusted news organizations is to “contexualize” the bits of information people pick up in various different media, Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial columnist for The New York ...