Tag Archives: Japan earthquake and tsunami

Media Mix, Mar. 17, 2013

Here’s this week’s Media Mix about the Shinsai Big Data project, which endeavors to make sense of data recorded on March 11, 2011 in the areas of northeastern Japan that were hit the hardest by the tsunami caused by the … Continue reading

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Media Mix, Sept. 23, 2012

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about an NHK special that investigated where the funds approved for reconstruction of the Tohoku region are being spent. The idea that about a fourth of the ¥9 trillion given out so far … Continue reading

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Media Mix, May 22, 2011

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about the development of Japan’s nuclear energy policy. As I mentioned in the beginning of the piece most of the information was obtained from the TV Asahi discussion and in-depth report. None of … Continue reading

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Media Mix, May 1, 2011

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about coverage of celebrity relief efforts in the disaster regions up north. I didn’t mention it in the column (though I did tweet about it), Johnny’s Jimusho attracted more than 400,000 fans to … Continue reading

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Media Mix, Apr. 24, 2011

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about the revival of resolve to decentralize Tokyo in response to the Mar. 11 earthquake. Most of the article deals with the macro aspects of moving the capital and/or relocating corporations. At the … Continue reading

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Media Mix, Apr. 3, 2011

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is a more thorough investigation into the subject I wrote about in this space last week: The absence of the anti-nuke movement in the Japanese media. The strong feelings on both sides of the … Continue reading

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Media Mix, Mar. 27, 2011

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about the “fourth disaster” of the current crisis. In the piece I mainly talk about rumors and the lack of credibility surrounding pronouncements from officials, and in the end remark that nobody knows … Continue reading

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