Push for balance can lead to a skewed view

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Dec 5, 2015

Push for balance can lead to a skewed view

by Philip Brasor

In September, public broadcaster NHK aired a documentary that recounted the news events from the capital this summer. One of the segments focused on the continuing protests led by college students in central Tokyo against the controversial security bills the ruling Liberal Democratic Party had ...

National | ANALYSIS Feb 7, 2014

NHK governors' impartiality doubted

by Ayako Mie

Shocking remarks like "there was no Nanjing Massacre" and "the gender equality law triggered Japan's low birthrate" by NHK governors appointed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have called into question the qualifications and neutrality of the public broadcaster's board and the biased way its ...