Tag Archives: Japan

Cancer & Controversy: Japan’s Nuclear Momentum

By Sarah B. Grace A week after the first confirmed case of cancer linked to Fukushima radiation exposure, Japan announced that it plans to restart another of the nuclear reactors shut down following 2011’s unprecedented nuclear disaster. The Ikata prefecture power … Continue reading

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The Fight for Japan’s Pacifist Identity

By Sarah B. Grace The bloody theatrics of “the biggest rugby upset of all time” by Japan at the World Cup in September paled by comparison with the desperate, equally physical battle fought two days before by the nation’s opposition … Continue reading

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China’s Victory Day Military Parade

By Qiyong Sally Zhang China’s massive Victory Day military parade took place Sept. 3 in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the nation’s victory in World War II. International media outlets expressed their different attitudes toward the … Continue reading

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Can Journalism Education Teach Journalism Culture?

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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Copyright & Intellectual Property: Europe Debates ACTA

by Gabby LaVerghetta With the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) officially off Congress’ calendar for 2012, many netizens have breathed a sigh of relief. (For more on that topic, please see “Global Sharing Culture: … Continue reading

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