Keiko Tanaka · October, 2012

civic media enthusiast. interested in digital engagement, radio, youth culture. B.A. in Journalism, M.S. in Information Technology.

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Latest posts by Keiko Tanaka from October, 2012

Japan: Election Tweeting Forbidden

  31 October 2012

Even though Japanese is the second most active language in the world on Twitter, for the country's political candidates, tweeting during election campaigns is forbidden. A group of young activists is seeking to change this situation.

After Japan Earthquake, a New Local Newspaper by Citizens

  22 October 2012

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 invites journalism students from across the country to sign up for internships.

Japan: “Global Noise” Against the IMF

  14 October 2012

In Japan, a series of actions to protest against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings are being called for by Global Noise Tokyo and @OccupyTokyoJp on October 13, 2012. More about Global Noise around the world can be found here.

Japan: Prime Minister's Office Starts Using LINE App

  5 October 2012

The Japanese prime minister's office has opened an account [ja] on LINE, an instant messaging application for smartphone and PCs, to provide useful information to citizens, such as disaster information in case of emergency.

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