Japan Media Research

May 20, 2008 No Comments

Doing some digging for a future project, I discovered the Japan Media Review site at USC.There, you can find articles on anything from e-learning on cell phones to censorship, goings on at NHK to tabloid coverage. The News Blog section is also noteworthy, as it covers unconventional topics.

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Hitotoki.org

Apr 30, 2008 1 Comment

This site is an aggregation of vignettes; snapshots in space and time, written by all sorts of interconnected writers in Tokyo, New York, (well, see the image below…better yet, just click on it.) I was quite fascinated to get these little clips; they are like little jewels-very short points of brilliant light-of what’s going on […]

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Analyzing J-Fashion – Magazines galore

Apr 28, 2008 1 Comment

I found a great Japanese fashion site today. Take a look at this graphic.It shows the interrelationship between men’s styles and magazines that cover it.For the non -Japanese reader, the upper edge of the map is the shoshokusei ga tsuyoi/ryuuko. (This means “Heavy Ornamentation” and “Fashionable.) The orange left-most edge is Onauke-softo which means “Feminine/soft” […]

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