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Op-ed: Rupert Murdoch’s Fukushima Flim-Flam

by Harvey Wasserman / CounterPunch / August 29, 2012 / With every atomic reactor disaster comes the inevitable whitewash. And Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal has just painted a tragic new coat over the radioactive wasteland of atomic flim-flam. Its “Panic at Fukushima” speaks ...

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Mainichi Op-ed: TEPCO must be condemned for news media restrictions

via The Mainichi / August 4, 2012 / We must condemn Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) over its restrictions on news media access to footage of videoconferences it held immediately after the outbreak of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The utility will show the videoconference footage to news ...

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Reports from new press tour of Fukushima plant

Return to Fukushima: Japan's ground zero / Belfast Telegraph / February 21, 2012 / The journey to Fukushima Daiichi begins at the border of the 12-mile exclusion zone that surrounds the ruined nuclear complex, beyond which life has frozen in time. Weeds reclaim the gardens of empty homes al ...

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Who knew what when? – The Fukushima saga continues

by James Corbett / FukushimaUpdate.com / January 26, 2012 / Hot on the heels of news that the Japanese government somehow lost its records of its early meetings on the Fukushima disaster comes a leak of a document we previously reported on that outlined a worst-case scenario for the nuclea ...

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Corbett Report Radio with Dennis Riches of Nuclear Free by 2045

Listen: Play in new window | Download Joining us tonight from Japan is Dennis Riches of the Nuclear Free by 2045 blog. We discuss the Fukushima crisis, its historical parallels and the largest nuclear accident on US soil: a meltdown at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory near Los Angeles that al ...

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Fukushima lays bare Japanese media’s ties to top

By David McNeill / Japan Times / January 8, 2012 Is the ongoing crisis surrounding the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant being accurately reported in the Japanese media? No, says independent journalist Shigeo Abe, who claims the authorities, and many journalists, have done a poor job of i ...

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Japanese Newspaper Misrepresents Cesium Study

via ex-SKF / November 17, 2011 / Yomiuri Shinbun may have made a fool of itself by summarizing the finding by a university researcher regarding the biological half-life of radioactive cesium in a very exaggerated (and inaccurate) way. If you read the article, it's rather embarrassingly clea ...

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