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Japan: Crisis in Communication

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Japan: Crisis in Communication

Japanese Media, Experts Debate in the Wake of Disasters

Yoi Tateiwa, chief NHK correspondent IRW journalist-in-residence

Yoi Tateiwa. Photo courtesy of Alex Haniford

Japan: Crisis in Communication was held March 24 at American University. SOC's director of strategic partnerships & programs, Sharon Metcalf moderated the panel, which included Yoi Tateiwa, chief NHK correspondent and Investigative Reporting Workshop journalist-in-residence.

Panelists:

  • Yoi Tateiwa, chief NHK correspondent
    IRW journalist-in-residence
  • Prof. Quansheng Zhao, director, Center for Asian Studies
  • Visiting SIS Prof. Kenki Adachi, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  • (via Skype) Akio Taba, Japanese digital news reporter; WCL alumnus (2010)

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Yoi Tateiwa, chief NHK correspondent and<br />IRW journalist-in-residence and <br />professor Kenki Adachi, visiting from Ritsumeikan University, were two of the panelists for

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