environmental emergency

Japanese Media Critic Calls for Public Access Broadcasting in Wake of Nuclear Emergency

July 9, 2012
Video & Television
An article by Eriko Arita in the Japan Times

by Eriko Arita in Japan Times

In the week immediately after March 11, 2011 — when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami hit Tohoku and crippled the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant — most Japanese were closely watching TV news programs — amazed that a nuclear crisis was now threatening their lives.