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  • This status quo in Japan consists of the powerful so-called kisha [reporters '] clubs (記者クラブ), where journalists, subordinate to power, act like bureaucrats working at a press office.

    Bloggers debate Uesugi's Collapse of Journalism 2008

  • It was the likes of Dodd and Franks which set things in motion with their misguided belief that everyone should own a home, even if they couldnt afford it. kisha

    Obama: Banks 'don't get it' 2009

  • So I guess what's good for the goose is good for the gander. kisha - Duncanville, TX

    Blitzer: Are candidates' spouses off limits? 2008

  • No one likes talking about the kisha club system, and the reporters are incredibly hostile towards change there.

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » The Jimusho System: Part Two 2010

  • Regarding the “kisha club” issue, I realized for the first time how serious a problem this is when I became a freelance journalist.

    Bloggers debate Uesugi's Collapse of Journalism 2008

  • Journalists in the kisha clubs despise freelance reporters who, rather than getting their news from the top, pursue deeper truths and publish them in the magazines they write for.

    Bloggers debate Uesugi's Collapse of Journalism 2008

  • In深町秋生の新人日記 (Fukamachi Akio no Shinjin Nikki), blogger Akio Fukamachi [深町秋生] criticizes the book for being overly focused on the kisha club problem and on appreciation of the North American media system.

    Bloggers debate Uesugi's Collapse of Journalism 2008

  • In order to get interviews and gain access to information, journalists are required to join press clubs kisha kurabu which are found in almost every government ministry, industry association, political party, and sports and entertainment organisation.

    And related to the link below...and the Karl Rove Mumon 2005

  • I sipped the redberry, waited for the kisha, whatever kisha was, and listened to the conversations around the room, those I could catch.

    The Death of Chaos Modesitt, L. E. 1995

  • Wondering if I'd see her again, now that she had my money, I shrugged and began to eat the kisha, long strips of meat soaked in a mint-bitter sauce and laid over flat green noodles.

    The Death of Chaos Modesitt, L. E. 1995


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