Editorials Mar 5, 2010

Passed budget a respite for DPJ

To the relief of the Hatoyama administration, the fiscal 2010 budget was passed by the Lower House on Tuesday. It was immediately sent to the Upper House, but it is certain to be executed from April 1, the first day of fiscal 2010. Under ...

Commentary / World Mar 1, 2010

Don't sweat decline of the traditional press

by Ziga Turk

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Throughout history, political leaders have supported existing communication technologies in order to defend the system in which they rule. Today, too, governments may be tempted to protect newspapers and public TV on the pretext of "saving democracy as we know it." But ...