National Sep 7, 2016

Ministry to hold hearings on NHK's contracts with cellphone TV owners

The communications ministry will conduct hearings with NHK to look into how the broadcaster is handling its contracts with owners of cellphones equipped with a mobile television device, officials said Wednesday. The decision follows a court ruling last month that owners of such mobile phones ...

National Jan 8, 2016

NHK may oust anchor of popular news show 'Close-up Gendai'

NHK is considering revamping its popular news program "Close-up Gendai" and ditching anchorwoman Hiroko Kuniya, who has helmed the incisive current affairs show for more than 20 years, broadcasting sources said Friday. The change, being considered for this spring, would mean the loss of a ...