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JOURNALISM

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 25, 2023
Fox fired ‘uncontrollable’ host Tucker Carlson, who badmouthed bosses
His departure leaves a big hole for Fox News to fill. Fox Corp. shares closed almost 3% lower on Monday, a reflection of how much he meant to the business.
Japan Times
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Apr 23, 2023
German magazine fires editor over AI-generated Schumacher interview
The seven-time F1 champion's family maintains strict privacy about the former driver's condition following his 2013 skiing accident, with access limited to those closest to him.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Apr 21, 2023
A documentary on the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 has unearthed Japan's first 'disaster footage'
Criticized for filming the destruction at the time, the filmmakers involved have provided a look into how people responded to a 7.9-magnitude quake 100 years ago.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 20, 2023
Criticism grows over government and media silence following deadly Beijing fire
State media was silent on the unfolding crisis for several hours after the fire broke out, drawing widespread criticism over restrictions on information.
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COMMENTARY / World
Apr 20, 2023
Fox-Dominion settlement shows the costs of pandering to the crowd
In the rush to show whose side you’re on, it’s gotten too easy to trample on the facts when reporting news, such as with Fox's 2020 election coverage.
Japan Times
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Apr 20, 2023
Michael Schumacher's family planning legal action over AI 'interview'
Michael Schumacher's family is planning legal action against a German weekly magazine over an "interview" with the seven-time Formula One champion that was generated by artificial intelligence.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 19, 2023
Fox settles with Dominion for $787.5 million over false election claims
The high-profile defamation case put one of the world's top media companies in the crosshairs over its coverage of false vote-rigging claims in the 2020 U.S. election.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 8, 2023
Russia formally charges U.S. journalist with spying
The reported charges by Russia’s Federal Security Service come more than a week after the U.S. citizen was detained during a reporting trip to Russia’s Ural Mountains region.
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COMMENTARY / World
Mar 31, 2023
Politics by other means in the Modi vs. BBC row
The subversion of India’s media through public institutions, tax authorities and enforcement agencies is a legacy that started long before the BJP came to power.
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WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 31, 2023
Russia detains American journalist in ‘dark turn’ for ties
The arrest marks the first time Russia has charged a U.S. journalist with spying since the collapse of the Soviet Union and it signals a major escalation in tensions.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Mar 20, 2023
How the AI 'revolution' is shaking up journalism
Many commentators believe that journalism is on the cusp of a revolution where mastery of algorithms and AI tools that generate content will be a key battleground.
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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 8, 2023
Documents scandal involving Cabinet minister an untimely political headache for Kishida
The economic security minister has come under fire for files an opposition lawmaker says is proof she was involved in pushing for a legal reinterpretation of the broadcasting law.
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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 8, 2023
Internal affairs ministry releases files Takaichi called 'fabricated'
The papers show how the ministry under the Abe government adopted a new legal interpretation holding that a single program could be enough to judge a broadcaster's political impartiality.
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COMMENTARY / World
Mar 5, 2023
Fox News is trapped by its own zealotry
Fear of losing viewers to more fervent purveyors of the Trump gospel ultimately ensnared the Fox news network in a $1.6 billion defamation suit.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 5, 2023
BBC raids show India's shrinking media freedom under Modi, some journalists say
The news network has said it is cooperating fully with authorities, adding that its journalists would continue to report 'without fear or favor.'
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JAPAN
Feb 26, 2023
Takichi Nishiyama, ex-reporter known for secret pact incident, dies
Nishiyama revealed a secret bilateral pact between Tokyo and Washington in 1971 — one year before Okinawa was returned to Japan.
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COMMENTARY / World
Feb 19, 2023
India’s BBC raid is just the Modi government's latest attack on the press
The West has indulged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi while he has coerced and subverted his country’s media.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 17, 2023
Off the record should mean off the record
An off-the-record remark may have take down a high-level Japanese bureaucrat. Such actions by journalists will only hurt journalism.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 16, 2023
Government investigation finds no media leaks on BOJ nominees, lawmaker says
The probe looked into whether officials violated a tacit rule that bans them from leaking the names of nominees for key public posts.
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JAPAN
Jan 19, 2023
Japanese weekly news magazine with 100-year history to shut down
Asahi Shimbun Publications said it sold 74,125 copies of the magazine in December.

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