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Keiko Tanaka · November, 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 November, 2012

26 November 2012

Are Japan's Upcoming Elections Unconstitutional?

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda dissolved the lower house of the Japanese parliament on November 16, 2012 and set general elections for December 16, 2012. However, according to a group of...

15 November 2012

Police Raid Video Blogger's Home in Japan

Japan's police raided the house of a video blogger who films anti-nuclear protests, for evidence of charges against a violent protester. Every Friday, anti-nuclear activists gather in front of the...

10 November 2012

Japan's New Copyright Law Creates Confusion

Japan’s revised copyright law was partially enforced on October 1, and now penalizes the act of illegal downloading and DVD ripping for personal use. If arrested, one will be sentenced...

8 November 2012

Mending Japan and China Relations

Following anti-Japan protests in China, official ties between Japan and China are still at an impasse as of late October. While both governments are struggling to improve relations, some success...

Senkaku Dispute Widens Gulf Between Japan and China

Ever since the Japanese government purchased and nationalized three of the disputed Senkaku Islands a year ago, there have been widespread anti-Japan demonstrations in China. Among the hundreds of thousands...