Technology journalist Tim Hornyak rejoins What’s the Rumpus to discuss electric cars and other vehicles of the future.
In 1993, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yohei Kono made the most full-throated admission and apology acknowledging that Japan had coerced women across Asia into being sex slaves—euphemistically referred to as “Comfort Women”—for the Japanese military during the Pacific War. More recently, however, conservative politicians such as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Osaka Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura have engaged in a campaign that is less about carving out a path toward reconciliation than to overwrite memories of an unsavory past.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on November 4, 2018.
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.