Date archive for August, 2015

What the Hyakuta Incident Taught Us

Robert D. Eldridge, Ph.D.

 In the previous essay, “The Media Situation in Okinawa,” published on July 21, I discussed the background to the “Hyakuta Incident” in regards to the structural and ideological problems of the Okinawan media and why they continue to exist in the way they do, which was the likely reason behind the comments by the novelist Hyakuta Naoki that the local media should be destroyed.