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Media Mix, March 19, 2017

Here’s this week’s Media Mix about the press’s inability—or unwillingness—to question the government’s rush to repopulate the evacuation zone around the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear facility. Of the examples I gave of media who have questioned this move, Mako Oshidori’s … Continue reading

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Media Mix, Nov. 1, 2015

Here’s this week’s Media Mix about continuing media coverage of the health situation, especially regarding children, in the irradiated areas of Fukushima Prefecture. As stated in the column, the authorities, a term that represents the government but also includes the … Continue reading

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Media Mix, Sept. 18, 2011

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about Yoshio Hachiro’s resignation as Minister of Trade, Economy and Industry, though it’s mainly about the enduring dominance of “elites” in all aspects of Japanese life. As I implied in the column, elites … Continue reading

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