Japan (HUM 3122)
Professor Cyndi Dunn
Identifying Reliable International News Sources on the Internet
Do web search and evaluate individual sites
Web Site Evaluation Guide
Consult lists compiled by authoritative organizations: research institutes, universities, etc.
Stanford University Japan Guide: News & Media
JGuide (Stanford University)
Directory of online sources in and about Japan, arranged by topic. Ongoing project of Stanford University. The focus is sources about Japan in English. "More about JGuide" explains the history, scope, and sponsorship of the service.
Consult published directories of news sources
UNI Reference P88.8 .B46 2012
Consult essays or reviews about specific news sources
World Press Encyclopedia: A Survey of Press Systems Worldwide
UNI Reference PN4728 .W67 2003
Report on Japan cites newspaper circulation figures from World Press Trends.
Consult free directories of newspapers on the Internet:
Daily Earth, the Global Newspaper Directory.
Evaluate free sources and consider their currency and possible bias in listed sources.
News Sources from Japan: Newspapers
Look for broad subject tabs - such as National, Sports, and Business - and site search boxes on these newspaper sites.
The Japan Times
Prominent English language Japanese newspaper.
News service distributed to Japanese newspapers and radio and television stations. English version distributed to various news services and international organizations. "Kyodo covers Japan and the rest of the world from Japanese and Asian viewpoints."
News roundups from various source:
News on Japan
Daily news summary from various Japanese and non-Japanese sources. News arranged by broad categories such as Economy, Society, Education, and Sports.
Articles from various Japanese news sources.
News Sources from Japan: Radio, TV, Podcasts
These include text, video, and audio.
NHK Radio Japan and Podcast
"The latest news occuring in Japan and around the world."
NHK World News (Japanese Broadcasting Corporation)
News Sources About Japan (and Asia) Published in Major International Sources
Asia Times: Japan
Looks at issues from Asian Perspective. Published in Hong Kong.
BBC News Asia Pacific (British Broadcasting)
Google News Advanced Search
Advanced News search form includes capability to return articles related to a certain location.
News and Other Country Information from International Organizations
International organizations such as these provide background information about the country and details related to each organization's particular areas of interest.
News Databases Purchased by Rod Library
The following databases contains Japan-related news from Japanese and non-Japanese sources. They can be accessed from the Rod Library home page under the Databases A-A heading in the middle of the page.