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The Japan Times Becomes Servant to the Elite

On January 28, the Japan Times published an opinion piece titled, “How Japanese is Naomi Osaka?” Author Kunihiko Miyake “felt something odd” about how the multiethnic tennis champ could ever “represent Japan.” Miyake’s article is indicative of how the quality of analysis has slipped under the Japan Times’ new ownership, and suggests how the purposes of the organization have changed.

Funding Progressive News Media

There is a way for the news media to serve the interests of the public majority: It requires the public itself to provide sufficient funding for those news media organizations.