Japan Times
JAPAN / Media
Aug 22, 2022
Pioneering female photojournalist Tsuneko Sasamoto dies age 107
The pioneering photographer, considered to be Japan's first female photojournalist, died just over two weeks before her 108th birthday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media
Aug 19, 2022
3,500 Unification Church followers protest against Japanese media reports
Long-standing links between the strongly anti-communist church and Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, have hurt the popularity of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's government.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 25, 2021
COVID-19 continued to dominate media coverage in 2021. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?
Domestic papers turn their attention to the plight of foreign residents, while we hand out gongs for Japanu2019s media personalities of the year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Dec 25, 2021
Yoko Ono: ‘Possibly the most famous Japanese person in the world’
John Lennon recognized her sometimes startling originality. His fans didnu2019t. It looks like they were wrong.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Dec 19, 2021
YouTuber gets hit with copyright claims, but is it Toei who’s out of line?
While companies have a right to protect their intellectual property, they should still realize the media landscape is changing.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 18, 2021
Sapporo faces uphill battle convincing public about 2030 Winter Games bid
About half of all respondents to a 2014 survey said they were worried about how much the Games would cost. A lot has changed since then.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Dec 18, 2021
2021's hit products tap into Japanese consumer needs as pandemic drags on
Hit products of any given year are expected to change the direction of the market, carve out a completely new market segment or appeal to changing lifestyles with something innovative.