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[Similar to America, The Japanese Media is Good…// 名古屋市、日本]

The Japanese media is as good, if not better, than the U.S. media when it comes to media censorship and control. For the past two-three days, I’ve been noticing an influx in reporting abroad on the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s (TEPCO) Fukushima Daichi plant and how it currently is recording its highest radiation levels since the March 11, 2011 earthquake/tsunami. However, in Japanese media reporting, front-page news consists of tornados, semi-floods, and crazy cats. See below for front page news.

I can’t say that American news is any better. These most likely explain why we Americans don’t know our history or about foreign policy.

To be fair, the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Public Health just released a website showing radioactivity levels in Tokyo and according to the data, they’re recording levels lower than New York, Paris, London, and Beijing.
Let’s get to the meat of it. Here are some of today’s Japanese Frontpage News Highlights:

NHK.or.jp

NHK.or.jp Japanese News Frontpage

NHK.or.jp

NHK.or.jp Japanese News Frontpage (English Translation)

Yahoo! Japan's Frontpage News (English Translation)

Yahoo! Japan’s Frontpage News (English Translation)

Yahoo! Japan's Frontpage News

Yahoo! Japan’s Frontpage News

Goo.ne.jp Japanese Website

Goo.ne.jp Japanese Website

Goo.ne.jp English Translation

Goo.ne.jp English Translation

Here are some International (mostly American) Frontpage News Highlights:

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Today’s Washington Post’s Asia & Pacific Front Page
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Today’s BBC News Asia Front Page

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Today’s Reuters Japan Front Page

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CNN’s Asia News Frontpage

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Today’s Japan Times Front Page

Now the good stuff, here are American AMERICAN Frontpage News Highlights (we’re not any better):

Yahoo! News

Yahoo! American News

Today's ABC American News Front Page

Today’s ABC American News Front Page

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3 comments on “[Similar to America, The Japanese Media is Good…// 名古屋市、日本]

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    September 19, 2013

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