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NEWSPAPERS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 6, 2018
North Korea says Japan must adapt to join diplomatic fray
Commentary in North Koreau2019s Rodong Sinmun newspaper says the Japanese government is resorting to u201cflattering the American master.u201d
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 21, 2018
Today's newspapers wouldn't publish the Pentagon Papers
Speaking truth to power is becoming a lost art as corporate interests gain control of editorial content.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media
Jan 20, 2018
More Japanese read news online than in newspapers for first time, survey finds
For the first time since 2008, more people in Japan are getting their news from smartphones and computers than the morning newspaper, a poll finds.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Jan 8, 2018
Indian government criticized for naming a reporter after article alleges database breach
The Indian government named a reporter in a police complaint after she wrote an article alleging a federal identity database breach, drawing criticism from a journalist group that accused officials of trying to muzzle free speech.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 14, 2017
Japan Times advisory board weighs in on the paper's past and future
The Japan Times Media Advisory Board met at the newspaper's office Oct. 24 to review the redesign implemented on April 1 and news coverage over the past year.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Oct 22, 2017
Defiant Cambodia Daily is down but not out
Tokyo-based publishing family hopes to resurrect paper that was forced to shut last month amid claims it owes Cambodia a huge tax bill.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 4, 2017
English-language The Cambodia Daily shuts with 'dictatorship' parting shot aimed at Hun Sen
One of Cambodia's most stridently independent newspapers, The Cambodia Daily, published its last edition on Monday with the headline "Descent Into Outright Dictatorship" as it closed amid a crackdown on critics of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
COMMENTARY / World
May 22, 2017
Newspapers thrive, in India
While print media struggles to survive elsewhere, India's rising literacy rate is keeping its dailies firmly in the black.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / JUST BE CAUSE
Feb 19, 2017
Media outside Japan must stop normalizing sumo as an ethno-sport
Foreign correspondents should not pander to stereotypes, passing overt racism off as "tradition" practiced by those mystical, hidebound, inscrutable Japanese.
COMMUNITY / Voices / HOTLINE TO NAGATACHO
Dec 21, 2016
Tokyo's international community needs a voice — and places to call its own
Let's pull together as a community and return to our once-confident roots.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 30, 2016
Japanese students shine in English-language newspaper contest
A group of students from Soka Senior High School in Tokyo won the English Paper Champion Prize this week for their English-language newspaper featuring articles on world peace, human rights and nuclear disarmament.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Oct 5, 2016
Japan's English-language print media feel the pinch
Publications struggle for relevance in a world where news is available free, to all, all the time.
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2016
Okinawa media union protests forcible removal of reporters
A group of labor unions for media in Okinawa Prefecture issued a statement of protest after two local newspaper reporters were forcibly removed by riot police while covering protests last week near a helipad construction site in a U.S. military training area.
Japan Times
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Jun 20, 2016
Regional papers reach out to voters in fight to stay relevant, solvent
With the July 10 Upper House election just around the corner, politics is once again in the air as Diet members head back to their local constituencies to campaign and promote their party platforms.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
May 30, 2016
How breaking news bulletins in Japan evolved from lights to bytes
From news tickers to TV alerts, a look at the ways breaking news was disseminated in the days before the internet and social media.
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.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Feb 13, 2016
Should Japan's major newspapers be given a red card for sponsoring the Olympics?
Because it's never too early to talk about how expensive the Olympics will be, Tokyo Shimbun pondered the question on Feb. 6 and found out that no one involved has a clue about the cost of the 2020 Games.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jan 9, 2016
Publisher Takarajima-sha bets on shock therapy to revive its fortunes
With the temporary demise of its flagship publication, Takarajima looks to Showa nostalgia and shock ads in a bid to stay relevant.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / JUST BE CAUSE
Jan 3, 2016
Battles over history, the media and the message scar 2015
A rundown of the top 10 human rights issues of the past year as they affected non-Japanese residents.
COMMUNITY / How-tos / LIFELINES
Jan 3, 2016
Readers hoping for a reunion in the new year
Does anyone have any information that might help these readers reconnect?

Longform

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