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Chris Salzberg · February, 2008

Writer/translator/web developer living in Tokyo, Japan. Between April 2007 and March 2009, I was the Japanese language editor for Global Voices. Follow me on Twitter or check out stuff I've done on github.

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Latest posts by Chris Salzberg from February, 2008

Japan: More views on alleged rape in Okinawa

Blogger Niphonese translates views in Japanese newspapers and blogs on the recent alleged rape of a schoolgirl by a U.S. marine in Okinawa.

Japan: Gov't to admit Burmese refugees

At the Glocom blog, there is news that the Japanese government is planning to admit refugees from Burma now staying in Thailand.

Japan: Advertisers abandon print, move online

Japanese blogger and journalist Fujishiro Hiroyuki at Gatonews summarizes results [ja] from a report [ja] issued by Japan's largest on ad agency Dentsu on advertising sales in Japan over the...

Japan: Reactions to alleged Okinawa rape

The news last week that a U.S. Marine had allegedly raped a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Okinawa sparked various degrees of condemnation from local citizens, politicians, the government and bloggers, reigniting...

Japan: Filtering going global

Blogger and social activist Sakiyama Nobuo [ja] (see earlier coverage) picks up a number of recent news stories and predicts that it may not be long before Chinese filtering policy...

Japan: Bloggers study group

Blogger shinyai [ja] (Keiwa College Associate Professor Ichinohe Shinya) writes about an upcoming bloggers study group [ja] organized by the Agile Media Network (AMN), which will take place on February...

Japan: Future words of the Web Era

Japanese web visionary Umeda Mochio (see earlier translated interview) announces the upcoming release on Feb. 27th of his new book, “Five propositions for a web era: These words will open...

Japan: Interview with Sasaki Toshinao by g86

In an interview with "space journal", a group blog by four architecture students at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, well-known Japanese IT journalist and writer Sasaki Toshinao speaks about the...

Japan: Japanese bloggers on Super Tuesday

While Super Tuesday has come and gone in the U.S., conversations carry on in its wake among bloggers in the booming Japanese blogosphere. What do bloggers in the world's second...

Japan: How many Japanese blogs are there?

On January 22, blogger smashmedia asked readers of his blog to answer a questionnaire [ja] on the topic of: “How many blogs are there in Japan?” [ja] In another post...

Japan: Newspapers launch news portal “Aratanisu”, bloggers respond

Three of Japan's largest newspapers, Nikkei Inc., Asahi Shimbun Co. and Yomiuri Shimbun Holdings on Thursday together launched a new online news portal referred to as "Aratanisu", aiming to provide...

Japan: Insider trading at public broadcaster NHK (Part 2)

The uproar last week about the discovery of insider trading at Japan's public broadcaster NHK has died down, with former Asahi Breweries advisor Fukuchi Shigeo having taken over for beleaguered...

Japan: Imai Noriaki

At The Westerner's Fear of the Neonsign, calligraphykid writes about the experiences of freelance journalist and blogger Imai Noriaki, who became famous in 2004 as one of three Japanese to...

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