National / Media Oct 2, 2015

NHK chief defends broadcaster amid 'Abe channel' claims

NHK chairman Katsuhito Momii hit out at online criticism Thursday, in which the broadcaster was called the "Abe channel" in reference to its coverage of politics, saying it promoted "political neutrality." "We are often called the (Prime Minister Shinzo) Abe channel online, but there is ...