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Japan: Media has its eyes wide shut

Categories: East Asia, Japan, History, International Relations, Media & Journalism, Politics

Ampontan posted a detailed and scathing attack [1] on American media (notably CNN and AP) for their failure to catch the “story staring them in the face”: “In the past two days, Prime Minister Abe and the government of Japan just issued its Declaration of Independence from the legacy of World War II, and in effect told Mike Honda, the U.S. Congress, and the rest of East Asia that if they don’t like it, they can take a hike.”