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Bug #39879 closed:corrected
Guide Goes Wrong

A film fest guide published in the Japan Times places the location of the Tama Cinema Forum in Kanagawa Prefecture. It's a terrific guide but I think Tama is in Tokyo and it would probably be easier to find the Cinema Forum there rather than in Kanagawa Prefecture where it's probably not.  Read more

Bug #39877 closed:corrected
Punctuation Matters

A November 21 Japan Times headline reads "Japanese wives' secret savings triple husbands" - I guess this means money can buy love. Unless somebody just forgot to hang an apostrophe at the end of "husbands," then I guess it's just about the money. Read more

Bug #39861 closed:corrected
What's the Story?

A story published in The Japan Times and attributed to the AFP-Jiji  news service contains wording that is similar to an earlier Guardian article by staff reporter Ashifa Kassam bearing the exact same headline. What's the story there? Read more

Bug #39818 closed:corrected
"Respond quickly to questions about accuracy..."

In a well-penned and insightful article, contributing Huffington Post Media Blog author, Rev. Marie Siroky, states: “Unlike the invisible gay agenda or feminist agenda, there IS an agenda for journalists. It's known as Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics and has been around... Read more

Bug #38550 closed:corrected
President No More

This past August 21, the Huffington Post published an Associated Press story calling Donna Arnett the president of the American Heart Association (AHA). Arnett, who was the first stroke survivor to serve as president of the AHA, actually held that office for the fiscal year beginning... Read more

Bug #38549 closed:corrected
Not Anymore

This past August 20, USA Today published an Associated Press story calling Donna Arnett, the president of the American Heart Association (AHA). Arnett, who was the first stroke survivor to serve as president of the AHA, actually held that office for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012... Read more

Bug #38546 closed:corrected
Not Raw Just Half-Baked

This past June 14 Raw Story carried an article from the Guardian entitled, “Eyeball-licking: the fetish that is making Japanese teenagers sick.” The title kind of sums up the whole article. It’s a now familiar fable that has somehow crept across the pages of newspapers, magazines,... Read more

Bug #38530 closed:corrected
Eye of the Beholder

Mommyish says its writers “combine a thirst for the latest parenting news and trends with a tongue in cheek approach to childrearing.” I guess in following that approach, it was only natural that Mommyish gravitate toward a story entitled “Japanese Teens Are Licking Each... Read more

Bug #38520 closed:corrected
Shangheyed

Alright, so I’m gazing over the Business Insider (BI), when this headline hits my eyes, “Strange Sex Fetish Leads To Pink Eye Epidemic In Japan.” Whoa! Does BI know how to sell a story or what? They had me sold in the first two words. I was all eyes for whatever BI reporter,... Read more

Bug #38517 closed:corrected
Exploding a Media Myth

On August 8th, the famed urban legend-debunking website, Snopes.com had lifted the lid on rampant reports of a dangerous new eyeball licking craze sweeping Japan. Based primarily on the findings of Tokyo-based journalist, Mark Schreiber, Snopes proclaimed the story to be... Read more