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US NEWSPAPERS

Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 10, 2023
A top U.K. newspaper explores its ties to slavery — and Britain’s
The Guardian’s 'Cotton Capital” series provoked glee among the paper’s ideological opponents, and had its share of critics too.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Jun 3, 2023
Japan Times 1923: This may be a true story, but again, it mayn’t
Some mysterious behavior from a jar of ashes 100 years ago makes the front page of The Japan Times. Then, 25 years ago, a conference believes newsprint will win out over the internet.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 17, 2023
Off the record should mean off the record
An off-the-record remark may have take down a high-level Japanese bureaucrat. Such actions by journalists will only hurt journalism.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 22, 2023
U.S. media rocked by layoffs amid economic gloom
From CNN to the Washington Post, U.S. media are facing tough times, as a series of outlets have announced layoffs this winter amid fears of an economic downturn.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 19, 2023
Japan's myopic coverage of the Kishida-Biden summit
The foreign press provide more comprehensive reporting on the Kishida-Biden summit compared to Japan's own media outlets with their focus on domestic politics.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Sep 1, 2022
Japan Times 1997: Japan shocked by news of Princess Diana's death
Twenty-five years ago, news of Princess Diana's death spread to Japan. Comparisons are drawn to media coverage of the Japanese royal family, and editors explain what made her popular here.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 31, 2021
A $2 billion Japanese startup aims to fix polarized news via an algorithm
SmartNews, which uses an algorithm to provide what it says is an unbiased, nonpartisan mix of information, is one of Japan's most valuable startups.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 17, 2021
Google launches News Showcase service in Japan, will pay fees to 40 publishers
While Google generates massive search advertising revenue, newspaper publishers have struggled due to declines in print circulation and ad revenues in both their print and online offerings.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 25, 2021
What else has Hong Kong lost, readers ask, as a paper is silenced
To many, Apple Daily was a symbol of the civil liberties that have been lost as Beijing has tightened its grip over the city.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 24, 2021
Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily signs off in 'painful farewell'
The closure of the popular tabloid marks the end of an era for media freedom in the Chinese-ruled city.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 11, 2021
Google and Facebook pledged millions for local news. Was it enough?
Critics say the funding does not nearly compensate for the tens of billions of dollars publishers lost as the tech companies gobbled up the digital advertising market.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jun 5, 2021
The damage done by a lengthy appeals process
The media has no problem reprimanding the government when it loses a court case, but news outlets seldom talk about how the judicial system can drag things on.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
May 8, 2021
Them's fightin' words: How militaristic vocabulary works its way into Olympics coverage
Militaristic language has made its way into headlines about the Olympics, but that may say more about Japan's news media than the actual situation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Apr 24, 2021
Is the IOC putting a torch to ‘freedom of speech’?
Press outlets that are not affiliated with the Summer Games are calling foul on a number of directives issued by Olympics bodies.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Remembering 3/11
Mar 10, 2021
'News by and for disaster victims': Fukushima reporters look back on 3/11
As reporters from across the world flocked to Japan, it was local journalists who were the first to arrive at the scene of the disaster and the last to leave.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Feb 13, 2021
The uneasy state of Japan’s welfare system
The LDP and business community have been undermining Japan's lifetime employment system in order to make it easier for employers to hire and fire, and to set salaries to their liking.
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.

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