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NEWSPAPERS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 26, 2020
Should older people pay a larger share of their health care costs?
The government has approved a proposal that would require those aged over 74 to pay 20% of health care costs out of pocket, thus doubling the portion they currently pay.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 24, 2020
Akita paper launches English site to spread word on beloved dogs
The site is dedicated to the popular breed and run by the Akita Sakigake Shimpo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Sep 5, 2020
Trust and truth go hand in hand in a troubled year
COVID-19's most visible symbol is the mask, but 85 of 100 doctors surveyed by Shukan Gendai say masks are unnecessary in open outdoor spaces.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 21, 2020
Publishers ask Apple CEO for same app store deal given to Amazon
Details of a special deal struck between Apple services chief Eddy Cue and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos are being sought.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 2, 2020
Meghan felt 'unprotected' by royals while pregnant, court papers say
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, felt "unprotected" by the British royal family while she was pregnant with her son Archie, according to London High Court documents filed as part of her legal action against a tabloid newspaper.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 4, 2020
Where is the local news about COVID-19?
There's a paucity of accurate, practical community-level information about the pandemic.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jan 25, 2020
Decline of social engagement may betray democracy
Japan's three leading newspapers, disagreeing on much, agree on this: Japan's democracy is in crisis.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 21, 2019
Aussie newspapers protest state media restrictions in rare show of unity
Australia's biggest newspapers ran front pages on Monday made to appear heavily redacted as a protest against legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually partisan media industry.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 1, 2019
U.S. political cartooning was murdered; here's the autopsy
In the United States, political cartooning as we know it is dead.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 27, 2019
Tokyo court admits Asahi reporter was defamed but denies damages over 'comfort women' articles
The Tokyo District Court recognized Wednesday that a former Asahi Shimbun newspaper reporter was defamed in connection with his 1991 articles on "comfort women," but it rejected his claim for damages against a major publisher and a scholar.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 18, 2019
Long-form journalism is the future of print
'Creative destruction' will erase the dinosaurs and in their place will arise a new generation of print outlets dedicated to long-form analysis and commentary.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 31, 2019
No news is bad news for civil discourse
The disappearance of local newspapers is making national politics more polarized.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Feb 15, 2019
From manga to news articles: Japanese civic groups create 'barrier-free' publications for people with mental disabilities
While there has been tangible progress toward achieving full barrier-free access for people with physical disabilities through the installation of ramps, elevators and other pieces of infrastructure at public facilities, measures to clear obstacles for people with mental disabilities have been sorely lacking in Japan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 1, 2019
'Workaround systems' help print U.S. newspapers hit by cyberattack: source
Tribune Publishing Co. used "workaround systems" to help print major U.S. newspapers including the Los Angeles Times on Sunday and Monday as the company recovers from a cyberattack, a source familiar with the operation said.
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2018
Most people in Japan get news from commercial TV broadcasts, poll finds
Over 90 percent of people in Japan use commercial television broadcasts as a news source, a survey finds.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 12, 2018
All the anonymous b.s. that's fit to print
Trump shouldn't be president. Why is the Times breaking its ethics guidelines to tell us what everyone already knows?
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 31, 2018
Can U.S. media stand up for press freedom?
Donald Trump's Twitter onslaught is in danger of drowning press freedom.
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 14, 2018
The 'thin gray line': Media stifles libel stories
All too often major media outlets shield one another from public scrutiny and accountability.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 24, 2018
In media jab, beleaguered Finance Minister Taro Aso ties lack of young newspaper readers to LDP's 'popularity'
Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso raised eyebrows Sunday by suggesting that the Liberal Democratic Party is popular with young voters because they are less inclined to read newspapers than older Japanese.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Jun 6, 2018
Views from Tokyo: Do you read newspapers? How do you get your fix of daily news?
As the media continues to struggle to adapt to the digital age, young people open up about how they consume news.

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