Tag - journalism

 
 

JOURNALISM

JAPAN
Dec 20, 2016
Fuji TV reporter suspected of using name to help mobster buy car
A reporter for Fuji TV is suspected of helping an underworld syndicate member purchase a car by allowing the use of his name, according to sources.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 7, 2016
DeNA CEO apologizes over information website plagiarism scandal
The CEO of DeNA Co., whose health care information website and others have been under fire following accusations of plagiarism and inaccurate reporting, apologized Wednesday over the scandal, vowing to investigate what went wrong.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 6, 2016
Trump's war on the press
One of the biggest conflicts in Washington next year will be the one between the mainstream media and the most anti-press president since at least Richard Nixon.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 4, 2016
The first U.S. presidency of the post-literate age
In the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the media has worked itself into a panic about the rise of fake news on social media.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 2, 2016
DeNA pulls eight online services amid reporting scandal
A company behind a health care information website under fire over inaccurate, plagiarized articles on Thursday said it had temporarily suspended operations of eight other niche online services.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 10, 2016
Journalist released from Kurdish detention vows to continue war reporting
Freelance journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka, who was released this week from detention by local military forces in northern Iraq, said Thursday in Tokyo that the ordeal will not discourage him from reporting in conflict zones.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 1, 2016
Japanese reporter detained in Iraq to be released soon, Kurdish media says
Journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka, who has been detained by local authorities in Iraq while covering the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, is likely to be released soon, the local Kurdish media outlet Rudaw said Tuesday.
JAPAN
Oct 24, 2016
Media watchdog slams Tokyo after journalist alleges U.S. military spying
The government is under fire for failing to protect press freedom following a Japan Times report by a British journalist revealing that the U.S. military has spied on him over his activities in Okinawa.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Oct 19, 2016
How the U.S. military spies on Okinawans and me
Documents reveal that the U.S. Marine Corps is amassing information on Okinawan anti-base protesters as well as journalists.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 14, 2016
Journalism students headed for Kyoto in cultural exchange
Journalism students from universities will have the opportunity to travel to Kyoto and report on Japan with the help of local peers under a new cultural exchange initiative launched recently.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Oct 5, 2016
Japan's English-language print media feel the pinch
Publications struggle for relevance in a world where news is available free, to all, all the time.
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2016
Okinawa media union protests forcible removal of reporters
A group of labor unions for media in Okinawa Prefecture issued a statement of protest after two local newspaper reporters were forcibly removed by riot police while covering protests last week near a helipad construction site in a U.S. military training area.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 2, 2016
Journalism can survive artificial intelligence
While artificial intelligence can handle rote reporting, it can't replace the human touch needed for complex analysis or heartfelt human-interest stories.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media
Jun 14, 2016
Japan journalists who worked on Panama Papers reveal how they probed data
Three journalists who worked on the Panama Papers have been describing their work on the data, a massive leak that revealed the offshore holdings of politicians, business leaders and celebrities worldwide.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 30, 2016
Photo purports to show Japanese hostage Jumpei Yasuda in Syria with sign reading 'last chance'
A new image believed to be that of freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda surfaces, depicting a bearded man holding a sign in Japanese saying 'Please help. This is the last chance.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 17, 2016
Hostage video of missing Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda raises fears of ransom
The video has sparked speculation of behind-the-scenes contact between his kidnappers and the government.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Mar 5, 2016
Bunshun editor Manabu Shintani returns in a blaze of scoops
Shukan Bunshun magazine has been making headlines since late January thanks to a string of major scoops on no fewer than seven topics.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 2, 2016
Academics, TV journalists slam minister's threat against 'biased' programming, fear media self-censorship
Journalists and academics join forces to openly criticize recent remarks by communications minister Sanae Takaichi.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / COUNTERPOINT
Jan 23, 2016
Hiroko Kuniya's ouster deals another blow to quality journalism in Japan
Hiroko Kuniya, the widely respected anchor for NHK's stellar "Close-up Gendai" news analysis program, has been ousted from her position after 23 years with the show. She now joins a growing list of prominent news presenters and commentators who have discovered the apparent perils of not kowtowing to...
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 20, 2016
BuzzFeed brings its brand of online news to Japan
Online news source BuzzFeed has brought its blend of the novel, quirky and trivial to Japan, launching a Japanese-language service that targets a nation addicted to smartphones.

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