A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on October 31, 2018.
Japan is facing the problem of “overtourism.” Between 2010 and 2017, annual visitors to Japan grew from 8.6 million to 28.7 million. The Japanese media refers to the problem as “tourism pollution.”
Guerrilla Journalism speaks to Darius Askari, a photojournalist who has worked in war zones such as Iraq, about his objectives, his experience, and his advice for others interested in the field.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on October 25, 2018.
While Tsukiji’s inner fish market operations have been moved to Toyosu, the outer market remains fully functional and open for business.
Guerrilla Journalism speaks to Meg Heckman, professor at Northeastern University’s School of Journalism, about the progress and prospects for newsroom innovation.
Gökberk Durmaz of the University of Tsukuba joins WTR to discuss the potential threat to Japan which is inherent in the rise of China.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on October 21, 2018.
CEATEC Japan 2018 was held from October 16 to 19. It’s mission is to bring tech companies together to exchange information.
On October 8, Japan’s LGBT community took to the streets of Shinjuku for love and equality. It was the Tokyo Love Parade 2018. This came days after the Tokyo Metropolitan Government adopted an ordinance banning discrimination against the LGBT community.