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· October, 2012

Stories about Japan from October, 2012

22 October 2012

After Japan Earthquake, a New Local Newspaper by Citizens

Since the local newspaper in Otsuchi, Japan was forced to close down after the 2011 earthquake, a new hyper-local, hybrid newspaper project is teaching local citizens skills in reporting, and...

12 October 2012

Online Journalist Barred from Japan's Diet Press Hall

Video journalist Hajime Shiraishi, who heads online media Our Planet TV, has been denied access to film from the rooftop of Diet Press Hall because she is not a member...

3 October 2012

China, Japan: Japanese Writers Urge End to Nationalistic Hysteria

A number of famous Japanese novelists and intellectuals have called for an end to the vicious cycle of nationalistic hysteria in Japan and China over the territorial dispute regarding the...

Japan, U.S.A: Okinawan Women Against US “Osprey” deployment