Specialization/Discipline

International Journalism, Media Studies

Research Topic

I have been examining the historical developments, current problems and future challenges faced by print and new media, including the Internet, making use of my many years of experience as a staff writer, foreign correspondent and editor. I am interested in how the framework of international politics has changed in the wake of the end of the Cold War and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as well as the development of communication tools made possible by information technology.

Message for Applicants

In japan, social media has been one of the main topics of journalism because of Tohoku Earthquake and Tunisian Revolution both happened in 2011.

Advised Master’s Thesis (Last 5 years)

  • The Social and Political Aspect of Social Media's Impact: The Case of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Hanshin Awaji Earthquake and the Tunisian Revolution
  • ナチス・ドイツのプロパガンダ政策とメディア-映画とラジオを中心に-
  • イラク避難民問題から見たイラク社会の現状-サダム・フセイン後の社会変容と今後の展望-
  • 日本に求められる文化戦略を探る-英仏文化機関の活動比較を通して-
  • 政治権力者のメディア戦略とジャーナリズム~ニコラ・サルコジのメディア戦略を中心に~
  • 「微博」と中国の言論空間-中国のジャーナリズムの新しい展開と「公民社会」への模索-
  • Media and Disaster Coverage: A Case Study of the Tohoku Earthquake