The World Health Organization estimates that there will be a shortage of 18 million healthcare workers by 2030. This equates to a 20% gap in the global capacity to provide healthcare services. Japan, which is already grappling with an aging society and its attendant problems, is at the forefront of this crisis.
Robert Williams joins WTR to discuss the activities of the Tokyo-based charity organization “Knights in White Lycra.”
Musician Kaleb James joins WTR to discuss the music industry as seen from Tokyo and in the age of digitization.
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.
Chris Kirkland of Tokyo Cheapo joins WTR to discuss the reasons why Japanese have difficulty communicating with foreign tourists even when ample resources are available.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on March 23, 2018.
In Episode 1 of Guerrilla Journalism, the SNA speaks with freelance journalist Muhammad Toori about the conditions and risks of reporting from Pakistan
How the Japanese media is influenced by big money interests to downplay the health threat of cigarette smoking
Host Michael Penn interviews scholar Nancy Snow about the persuasive techniques of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.