Push for balance can lead to a skewed view

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Dec 5, 2015

Push for balance can lead to a skewed view

by Philip Brasor

In September, public broadcaster NHK aired a documentary that recounted the news events from the capital this summer. One of the segments focused on the continuing protests led by college students in central Tokyo against the controversial security bills the ruling Liberal Democratic Party had ...

Ex-bureaucrat blasts Abe on news program

National / Politics Mar 30, 2015

Ex-bureaucrat blasts Abe on news program

by Tomohiro Osaki

A surprise show of protest by a former bureaucrat against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a live news program Friday night is drawing flak from both the government and broadcaster TV Asahi. Ex-Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry official Shigeaki Koga launched into a diatribe ...