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JOURNALISM

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 18, 2023
What the Kardashians can teach climate activists
Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time, a crisis that will affect every every nation and every human life — and yet people seem more curious about the Kardashians.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 6, 2023
Miyazaki government asked paper not to report governor's activities prior to COVID diagnosis
Miyazaki Gov. Shunji Kono, who secured a fourth term in office on Dec. 25, felt fatigued after making New Year's trips to local shrines Sunday and was diagnosed with COVID-19 the next day.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 1, 2023
Japanese journalist injured in Russian missile attack on Kyiv
A man with the Asahi Shimbun daily is believed to be the first Japanese journalist injured in Ukraine amid the ongoing conflict.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 31, 2022
Pioneering U.S. television journalist Barbara Walters dies at 93
In a broadcast career spanning five decades, Walters interviewed an array of world leaders, including Cuba's Fidel Castro and Britain's Margaret Thatcher.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 16, 2022
Twitter suspends prominent journalists covering Elon Musk
The accounts of reporters from various publications were listed as blocked and their tweets were no longer visible.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 15, 2022
Frenchman's wife sues over 'parental kidnapping' claims
In the lawsuit, the woman claims that she has been defamed by the spread of the information, seeking damages and demanding that related articles be retracted.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 24, 2022
Musk must preserve Twitter’s most vital function
The platform's experience in Japan shows how it can play a crucial role in providing a public service during times of disaster — if Elon Musk doesn't break it.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 18, 2022
Murdoch plan to reunite Fox with News Corp. finds few fans
Several analysts said the potential recombination is unlikely to solve one of the key problems facing Fox and News Corp. — low valuations relative to their peers.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 12, 2022
Young underground reporters ‘fight a gun with a pen’ in Myanmar
The Southeast Asian nation has seen a relentless crackdown on free expression, with a small literary magazine emerging as one of the few remaining independent media outlets.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 12, 2022
Myanmar junta jails Japanese journalist three more years for immigration breach
Myanmar's junta has clamped down on press freedoms, arresting reporters and photographers, as well as revoking broadcasting licenses.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 30, 2022
Iran targets celebrities and media over Mahsa Amini protests
The warnings came after almost two weeks of protests and a deadly crackdown that a rights group says has been marked by 'ruthless violence by security forces.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media
Sep 10, 2022
Panel determines NHK Olympic documentary violated broadcasting ethics
The committee concluded that the program claimed a man had been paid to participate in an anti-Olympics rally, though in reality the man hadn't participated in such a demonstration.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Sep 7, 2022
Head of Hong Kong journalists' union arrested
Ronson Chan, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA), was arrested for allegedly obstructing a police officer and disorderly conduct in a public place.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 17, 2022
Trial for Japanese man detained in Myanmar began in July
On how the man, Toru Kubota — a documentary producer — will be treated, the military officials said Tuesday that there is a need to wait for the court's decision.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 4, 2022
Myanmar charges Japanese journalist with encouraging dissent
Filmmaker Toru Kubota, 26, was detained last Saturday near an anti-government rally in Yangon along with two Myanmar citizens.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 22, 2022
Hong Kong is unrecognizable after two years under new security law
The landscape for free expression in Hong Kong after Beijing enacted the National Security Law has become increasingly desolate, and conditions are set to worsen.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 12, 2022
Al-Jazeera journalist killed during Israeli raid in West Bank
Veteran journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was wearing a press vest that clearly marked her as 'Press' while reporting in the city of Jenin.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 17, 2022
Kashmir journalists face forbidding pattern: arrest, bail, rearrest
Rights activists say Indian authorities have weaponized the legal system to harass journalists, particularly those in the Indian-controlled portion of the disputed Kashmir region.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 11, 2022
Russia’s independent journalists need help
Even before the war, committing journalism in Putin's regime had become a hazardous task.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 9, 2022
High school newspapers are a thrifty way to teach civics
Supporting news outlets at schools in low-income communities would have the added benefit of creating a pipeline for minority journalists who have long been underrepresented in the media.

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