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Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Japanese News Media Says Government Attempting To Influence Coverage

The New York Times reports that members of the Japanese news media are accusing the Japanese government of attempting to pressure their employers to present news reports favorable to it.  Some reporters say members of the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have suggested that networks that criticize Mr. Abe might lose their broadcasting licenses.

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