World Apr 18, 2016

Pulitzer Prizes mark 100th year with Monday's awards

The Pulitzer Prizes, established in 1917 with a bequest from trail-blazing publisher Joseph Pulitzer, are marking their 100th year on Monday with the announcement of the winners of what are regarded as the most prestigious awards in American journalism. The Pulitzers recognize excellence in categories ...

National / Politics Aug 15, 2015

U.S. welcomes Abe statement; papers critical

The White House welcomed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement Friday expressing remorse over the country's wartime actions, but influential U.S. news outlets criticized Abe for failing to apologize in his own words. "We welcome Prime Minister Abe's expression of deep remorse for the suffering caused ...

Indulge in 'Morning English' seminars with breakfast

National Nov 3, 2013

Indulge in 'Morning English' seminars with breakfast

What better way to start the morning than with a plate of eggs Benedict — made from organic eggs, of course — a cup of coffee and a copy of the new Japan Times/International New York Times? To commemorate the start of its tie-up with ...

Role of media groups to 'contextualize' info

National Oct 23, 2013

Role of media groups to 'contextualize' info

by Tomoko Otake

Given the faster, increasingly digital and polarized ways news is disseminated around the world, the role of trusted news organizations is to "contexualize" the bits of information people pick up in various different media, Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial columnist for The New York ...