Sunday, January 29th, 2006

Inside the Japanese media


There’s been a bit of a scandal over in Japan lately about Takafumi Horie, the head of Livedoor, one of Japan’s biggest ISPs. Horie is very outspoken, a rare thing for Japanese people generally and especially for business leaders. Anyway, the establishment is slamming down hard on him for alleged financial shenanigans, and Joi Ito has a few things to say about the media fallout that’s ensued.

Warren Frey is a journalist, freelance writer, podcaster, video producer, and all-around media consultant currently based in Vancouver, Canada. His written work has appeared in such publications as Metro Vancouver, the Westender, Mac | Life and the Japan Times.

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