Japan News Review is an online newspaper/news aggregator founded in 2007 and run up until 2009 as a side project while I was a student in journalism. In its heyday, JNR was linked to by the Guardian’s Japan section, Harvard University’s Japanese faculty resource page, and indexed by Google News.

The news stories published on the site are either redirects to English-language external articles, or my own material, compiled from Japanese-language media reports.

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