Thursday, February 2, 2023

In this article, I want to critically look at mainstream media reportage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, from the perspective of the Unfiltered journalists’ collective.

David McNeill previously pointed out that Japanese television outlets have avoided providing on-the-ground coverage. I want to investigate other areas not covered in his article, to further deepen the discussion on reporting the Ukrainian invasion.

Japanese media companies have mostly avoided on-the-ground reporting in Ukraine. Why?

Japan’s automobile industry has failed to rapidly adopt Electric Vehicle (EV) technology, and Japan is lagging on procuring materials for battery technology, our journalist members, Toshiaki Hibino and Akihiro Oates, say.

They discuss this and issues with the Japan-only push for hydrogen cars, based on their years of experience covering environment, science and industry.

Japan’s automobile industry has failed to rapidly adopt Electric Vehicle (EV) technology, and Japan is lagging on procuring materials for battery technology, our journalist members, Toshiaki Hibino and Akihiro Oates, say.

They discuss this and issues with the Japan-only push for hydrogen cars, based on their years of experience covering environment, science and industry.

This article has not yet been translated into English.
Residents remember and cautiously contemplate the future as parts of the region are still off-limits after a powerful earthquake triggered calamity. Ten years ago, Sakurai Katsunobu began another working day as mayor of Minamisoma, a small coastal city  in Fukushima Prefecture....
This article has not yet been translated into English

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