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JOURNALISM

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.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Aug 17, 2019
Outrage over Aichi Triennale exhibition ignites debate over freedom of expression in art
Three days after it opened on Aug. 1, a section of the Aichi Triennale 2019 arts festival, which is taking place in and around the city of Nagoya, was closed due to controversy over one of its exhibits and an anonymous threat.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 7, 2019
Japan considers naming Yomiuri chairman as ambassador to Switzerland
The government is considering appointing Kojiro Shiraishi, chairman of media conglomerate the Yomiuri Shimbun group, as its new ambassador to Switzerland, a government source said Wednesday.
Japan Times
EDITORIALS
Aug 6, 2019
Campaign against Thai dissidents reaches Japan
The attack on Pavin Chachavalpongun is an attack on all of us.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 5, 2019
Japan Post Capital fund puts money behind Tokyo-based news startup SmartNews
It's a challenging time in the digital media industry. BuzzFeed Inc. and Vice Media Inc., which defined a generation of news startups, dismissed hundreds of employees this year in cost-cutting maneuvers. But a glimmer of hope is coming from a software company in Tokyo.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 4, 2019
Exiled Thai critic attacked with burning chemical at home in Japan
An exiled Thai critic of the country's military and monarchy said he was attacked in his home in Japan last month with a substance that burned his skin and believes Thai authorities were involved.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 12, 2019
Japanese political commentator Kenichi Takemura, known for trademark pipe and frank opinions, dies at age 89
Kenichi Takemura, a political critic and journalist known for his trademark pipe and frank opinions, died of multiple organ failure on Monday at a Tokyo hospital, his family said Thursday. He was 89.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 8, 2019
At court hearing, journalist Shiori Ito says she was 'desperate to protect' herself during rape
Journalist Shiori Ito, who has accused a prominent former television reporter of rape, said in a damages lawsuit Monday that she tried to stop him and was "desperate to protect" herself.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jul 6, 2019
Friction growing in Osaka over rising foreign population
The guests from the gala Group of 20 conference may be gone, but Osaka continues to garner attention in the media.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 27, 2019
Tokyo court admits Asahi reporter was defamed but denies damages over 'comfort women' articles
The Tokyo District Court recognized Wednesday that a former Asahi Shimbun newspaper reporter was defamed in connection with his 1991 articles on "comfort women," but it rejected his claim for damages against a major publisher and a scholar.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 17, 2019
Hundreds rally in Moscow to decry state abuse of investigative journalist
Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 12, 2019
Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest
Russian police detained at least 94 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist, monitors said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 6, 2019
Freed Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda has been attempting to obtain new passport for five months
Journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who returned home last year after more than three years in captivity in Syria, has been attempting to obtain a passport for five months but the Foreign Ministry has yet to make a decision on his application.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 28, 2019
EU rights watchdog slams Malta for failing to uphold rule of law after journalist's killing
The failure of Maltese authorities to identify the masterminds behind the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia raises questions about the rule of law in Malta, according to Europe's chief human rights watchdog.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 27, 2019
120 years of Japan Times front pages on show at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
An exhibition showcasing the history of modern Japan through 120 years of front pages from The Japan Times opened Monday in Nisshin, Aichi Prefecture.

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