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JOURNALISM

Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 30, 2020
A dispatch from the heart of Japan’s coronavirus epidemic
Disputes over privacy rights and disjointed data collection are spurring tensions between reporters and Tokyo officials about the capital's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Apr 25, 2020
Pundits pore over pandemic's impact on employment
Asahi Geino warns warns that economic calamities from the COVID-19 outbreak are likely to arrive in the form of three successive waves. The third wave, if it comes, will make the Black Monday stock market crash of 1987 seem like a picnic.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Mar 21, 2020
Dramatizing the reality of a nuclear meltdown
As with many feature films based on real-life incidents, "Fukushima 50," which opened nationwide March 6 and depicts the actions of the men who struggled to contain the disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant following the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011, is a blend of factual exposition...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Mar 18, 2020
Facebook says bug mistook legitimate news stories for spam
Facebook Inc. said a filter for combating spam on the social network was beset by a bug that mistakenly eliminated legitimate news stories and other posts, miscategorizing them as content that violates its rules.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Mar 14, 2020
The panic buying of toiletries: It's like 1973 all over again
Where are all the masks? And where's the toilet paper? Nikkei Business (Feb. 28) suggested that panic buying in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, which also occurred in eastern Japan following the catastrophic earthquake of March 2011, may be influenced in part by people's collective memory — particularly...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 12, 2020
Tokyo organizing exec says he will bring up possible delay of Olympics, stoking confusion
A member of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee's executive board said Wednesday he will raise the topic of a possible delay of this summer's games due to the coronavirus outbreak during a board meeting later this month.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Feb 29, 2020
Kansai businesses suffer as COVID-19 alarm hurts tourism
The Japanese expression "kankodori ga naku" (literally, "the cuckoo sings") is frequently used to describe a business slump.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Feb 27, 2020
Trump campaign says it is suing New York Times over Russia opinion piece
President Donald Trump's re-election campaign said on Wednesday it was filing a libel suit accusing the New York Times of intentionally publishing a false opinion article that suggested Russia and the campaign had an overarching deal in the 2016 U.S. election.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 25, 2020
U.S. considering responses to China's 'egregious' expulsion of American journalists
The United States is considering a range of responses to China's "egregious act" of expelling three U.S. journalists last week, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council (NSC) said on Monday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 31, 2020
U.K. press watchdog rejects Prince Harry's complaint over drugged wildlife article
Britain's press watchdog has rejected a complaint by Prince Harry over a tabloid newspaper article that said wild animals pictured in photos he posted on Instagram had been drugged and tied up.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 28, 2020
Crisis tests China's system of governance
The system's obsession with controlling information means it isn't flexible enough to prevent a crisis from developing.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 27, 2020
Closing Japan's gender gap: The role of women in media
Women in media are discriminated against first by being women, and then in the way they work once they have children.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 27, 2019
NHK and Japan sportswear firm Mizuno apologize over phony program guest
NHK apologized Thursday for failing to check the identity of a program guest it had introduced as a customer of a shoe rental service at a hotel. The guest was actually an employee of sportswear firm Mizuno Corp., which provided the shoes to the hotel.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 26, 2019
Kyoto Animation massacre puts Japan's media at crossroads on disclosure
The horrific Kyoto Animation Co. arson attack that killed 36 people and injured 33 others in July could very well be remembered as a pivotal moment in the Japanese media's coverage of crime victims.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 26, 2019
Father of Nasu avalanche victim conflicted about media naming victims
Masaru Oku, father of one of the seven high school students killed in a March 2017 avalanche in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, says he is torn over identifying crime and accident victims by name: He wants to stay anonymous so he can grieve silently without having to deal with the media, but he also feels...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 26, 2019
Coverage of deadly Algeria hostage crisis sparked Japanese mom's resolve to affirm son's life
Bunshiro Naito lost his life at the age of 44, one of 10 Japanese killed in the 2013 hostage crisis in Algeria.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 17, 2019
The U.S. media is in the gutter with Trump
American journalism used to adhere to strict standards, then the U.S. media declared war on Donald Trump.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Nov 16, 2019
Public divided over treatment of the homeless during Typhoon Hagibis
When Typhoon Hagibis struck Tokyo on Oct. 12, news emerged that three homeless people had been turned away from an emergency evacuation facility in Taito Ward. As the story spread, it varied in tone and content on social media. Some thought the persons refused entry were not actually homeless, while...
Japan Times
SOCCER / From the Spot
Sep 25, 2019
Rugby World Cup scores try with Japanese soccer media
Last weekend saw packed crowds take over Ajinomoto Stadium and Nissan Stadium, two of the J. League's biggest venues, for pageantry-filled days of sport.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Sep 10, 2019
Moroccan activists denounce arrest of journalist on abortion charges
Moroccan rights activists on Monday demanded the release of a journalist facing trial on charges of abortion and sex outside marriage, saying her arrest was politically motivated.

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