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  • 26 April 2013 | {CATEGORY}

    Will Japan’s Fallen New Media Playboy Make a Comeback?

    Recently released after 19 months in prison, media business pundits wonder what Japan's media maverick Takafumi Horie, popularly known as Horiemon, will do next.
  • 15 March 2013 | {CATEGORY}

    After Tsunami, Japanese Media Swept up in Wave of Distrust

    Either because of negligence or a lack of good reporting skills, did Japanese journalists fail to properly inform their countrymen during the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster? Media analyst Ginko Kobayashi examines the press credibility gap that began in mid-March 2011 as well as some new media services that aim to bring more accurate news to the Japanese public.