Jolie's 'Unbroken' to run in Japan despite nationalist backlash

Oct 23, 2015

Jolie's 'Unbroken' to run in Japan despite nationalist backlash

Angelina Jolie’s wartime-based movie “Unbroken” will finally be shown in Japan over a year after its release despite attempts from nationalists who blasted it as racist to prevent it being screened, a distributor said Thursday. The film, directed by Jolie, which depicts an American ...

Resurgent right hounds Asahi, liberal media

Dec 11, 2014

Resurgent right hounds Asahi, liberal media

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A chill wind is blowing through the media as a resurgent right pressures the country’s liberal voices in what analysts say is a threat to democracy as voters head to the polls for a general election. Cheered on by fringe groups, the mainstream right-wing ...

Media must take a stand against trolls

/ | Aug 31, 2013

Media must take a stand against trolls

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We live in an age of contention, when any comment can spark righteous indignation. Nominally conservative or progressive viewpoints become meaningless when every response is reactionary. This situation supposedly arose along with the Internet, which provides an unmediated outlet for every voice. Traditional media ...