Hiroshima survivors remember lasting pain

Extensive coverage of the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing prompted moving reports of the terrible suffering it caused. The media also reflected on how Japan’s wartime history affects its place in the modern world. The Imperial Household released photographs of the vinyl records which contain the sound recordings of the surrender speech made by […]

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Nikkei buys the British finance paper, the Financial Times

Welcome to a new weekly newsletter looking at coverage of Japan in the international media. This week, the political focus was on tension between China and Japan. There was also coverage of Japanese companies buying foreign firms in the wake of the Nikkei/FT deal. We learned that profits are rising at Sony and we watched […]

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