Stop the presses, Yahoo News is on a roll

/ | Oct 3, 2015

Stop the presses, Yahoo News is on a roll

by

The Yomiuri Shimbun boasts that it is the most-read newspaper in the world owing to a "certified" daily circulation that tops 9.2 million. The Wall Street Journal, a truly international newspaper, reports daily circulation of about 1.5 million. These figures represent physical copies, but by ...

The revolution will be streamed online

/ | Aug 29, 2015

The revolution will be streamed online

by

Local media have been cautious in their coverage of the protest demonstrations that have materialized in recent years, but they appear to be intrigued by the college-age activists known as SEALDs (Students Emergency Action for Liberal Democracy). Previously, they had pegged this demographic as being ...

The same old story on rural depopulation

/ | Aug 22, 2015

The same old story on rural depopulation

by

A story that is constantly upbeat quickly becomes tiring. Conflict and resolution are necessary to maintain interest, and while happy endings are still more popular than depressing ones, characters should go through some sort of emotional turmoil before arriving at them. After producer Masanao Takahashi ...