Tag Archives: Shinsuke Shimada

Media Mix, Aug. 4, 2019

Here’s this week’s Media Mix about the toxic connection between TV and talent agencies, mainly Yoshimoto Kogyo. As mentioned in the column, almost all of Japan’s major commercial TV networks hold shares in Yoshimoto, which strengthens their mutual dependence, but … Continue reading

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Media Mix, Aug. 28, 2011

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about the retirement of comedian Shinsuke Shimada. The story continues to develop, and while nothing particular has been added to the case that I didn’t already outline in the column, some of the … Continue reading

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