This Week in Japan is your source for news and information about politics and other happenings in this East Asian island country. This episode covers the Top Five stories of the first week of August 2017.
An estimated 8,000 people participate in a march denouncing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The event was called March for Truth.
Livestreaming via Periscope of a protest against Shibuya city’s eviction of homeless people from Miyashita Park, done as part of an urban renewal project associated with the 2020 Olympics.
In Episode 4 of Guerrilla Journalism, we speak to Charli James, a journalist based on Paris, France, with considerable experience livestreaming news events.
In Episode 3 of Guerrilla Journalism, we speak to Ibrahim Husseini, a Palestinian video journalist covering the Arab-Israeli conflict and other issues from his base in East Jerusalem
In Episode 2 of Guerrilla Journalism, we speak with Taylor Nakagawa, multimedia journalist and student at the University of Missouri, about best practices in the use 360 degree video for reporting the news
In Episode 1 of Guerrilla Journalism, the SNA speaks with freelance journalist Muhammad Toori about the conditions and risks of reporting from Pakistan
Host Michael Penn interviews scholar Nancy Snow about the persuasive techniques of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Host Michael Penn interviews professor Christopher Hobson to discuss the concept and potential threat of terrorism.
Host Michael Penn interviews Rob Fahey about the prospects for and the challenges ahead of the Japanese opposition parties, led by the Democratic Party.