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MEDIA MIX

Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 25, 2021
COVID-19 continued to dominate media coverage in 2021. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?
Domestic papers turn their attention to the plight of foreign residents, while we hand out gongs for Japanu2019s media personalities of the year.
Japan Times
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Dec 18, 2021
Sapporo faces uphill battle convincing public about 2030 Winter Games bid
About half of all respondents to a 2014 survey said they were worried about how much the Games would cost. A lot has changed since then.
Japan Times
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Dec 11, 2021
Media divided over impact of immigration law revisions
The business community wants the government to allow them to hire more foreign workers, but some members of the public are anxious about allowing more foreign people to live in Japan.
Japan Times
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Dec 4, 2021
Opposition party sets sights on expense allowances
Japanu2019s lawmakers each receive u00a51 million per month to help pay for things such as postage and transportation, regardless of how many days the recipient works.
Japan Times
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Nov 27, 2021
Reporter’s death puts spotlight on shifting media landscape
Cash-strapped news outlets are increasingly asking staff to do more and more work, some of which has nothing to do with journalism.
Japan Times
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Nov 20, 2021
Lawsuit seeks to halt execution of death row inmates in Japan without advance notice
Prisoners in Japan are currently informed of their impending executions one or two hours before they are carried out.
Japan Times
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Nov 13, 2021
Toyota struggling to keep up with demand for electric vehicles
Toyota has been stubborn about trying to extend the life of the internal combustion engine as long as possible while other automakers are pushing electric models.
Japan Times
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Nov 6, 2021
‘Fanatic’ documentary deals with what happens when your favorite K-pop star breaks bad
A new documentary film titled u201cFanaticu201d explores the world of K-pop fandom. Can it also teach us something about the fans of J-pop stars?
Japan Times
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Oct 30, 2021
The political advantages of the ‘parent lottery’
The term "oyagacha" is widely used for the idea that "you can't choose your parents." When you're born into a political dynasty, however, that's not such a bad thing.
Japan Times
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Oct 23, 2021
Behind the scenes, younger bureaucrats are fed up with overtime
Many young bureaucrats are working late to make leading party lawmakers look good, and itu2019s taking a toll.
Japan Times
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Oct 16, 2021
It’s up to Kishida to put Suga’s climate goals in action
Fumio Kishida inherits the lofty climate goals set by his predecessor, Yoshihide Suga.
Japan Times
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Oct 9, 2021
Japanese Communist Party struggles to shake image tied to its name
The incident? A minor trespassing violation. The coverage? Well, it depends on the news source that you follow.
Japan Times
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Oct 2, 2021
Netflix drama prompts a new look at SDF bullying
A South Korean drama alerts Japan to problems in the country's military, but some say Japan doesn't have to look abroad for such kinds of behavior.
Japan Times
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Sep 25, 2021
Sanae Takaichi asserts her independence with the media
Sanae Takaichi is pushing back against assertions in the press that she is a right-wing figure. What stands out more is that none of her views are that new.
Japan Times
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Sep 18, 2021
The LDP’s deep pockets invite questions from the press
With election season approaching, there has been renewed interest in the amount of money that the Liberal Democratic Party has available to spend on its candidates.
Japan Times
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Sep 11, 2021
If you provide it, they will come: Japan's youth aren't as vaccine hesitant as politicians thought
As evidenced by the amount of people who showed up at a Shibuya vaccine site, young people are pretty keen on getting some protection against COVID-19.
Japan Times
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Sep 4, 2021
A lesson is lost in the coverage of one immigrant’s death
Immigration centers may pay closer attention to the health of their charges following the death of one Sri Lankan woman, but the problem of extrajudicial imprisonment remains.
Japan Times
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Aug 28, 2021
Politician’s comments open a can of worms on consent
Reporting on comments by a member of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan about hypothetical sex with a teenager leads to debate on a very contentious issue.
Japan Times
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Aug 21, 2021
Supreme Court rebuffs move to aid Korean schools
The education ministryu2019s definition of "proper operations" has prevented Korean schools from qualifying for the same kinds of subsidies that other schools have access to.
Japan Times
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Aug 14, 2021
Were the Olympics sustainable? Reports of waste suggest it's not easy being green
Stories of uneaten bento boxes and the plight of air conditioners used in the athlete residences suggest that the Olympics are having trouble meeting their sustainability goals.

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