Date archive for September, 2015

For Democracy’s Sake, Reform the Okinawa Media

Robert D. Eldridge, Ph.D.

In the first essay entitled, “The Media Situation in Okinawa,” I discussed the closed environment in Okinawa that permits the local media to exist with fear of economic competition or alternative views. I stated that this situation where there was a strong media bias and a lack of outside information, was “abnormal” and “unhealthy.”