Makiko Segawa/CPJ Guest Blogger
Makiko Segawa is a Tokyo-based staff writer for the Shingetsu News Agency.
Following disaster, Free Press Association of Japan launches
After the huge catastrophe that hit Japan this March, the country is in need of a freer media culture. A less restricted media would allow more people access to information at press conferences. In the name of this aim, in April 25, a group of Japanese freelance journalists launched a new organization called the Free Press Association of…