Date: June 7, 2018
Sasakawa USA hosted Seth Berkman, contributing sports reporter at The New York Times, for a luncheon titled “Report from Sasakawa USA’s Journalism Fellowship: Fukushima and the 2020 Olympics.” Berkman was the 2017 recipient of the Sasakawa USA Journalism Fellowship, offered in partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). Nearing the two-year mark before the opening of the games, the luncheon kicked off Sasakawa USA’s discussion on the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, and served as an opportunity to learn about Berkman’s experience reporting in Japan.
Sasakawa USA Journalism Fellow: The story behind ‘In Japan, Ohtani is a Special Player but Definitely Not Babe Ruth’
Author: Seth Berkman
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
Sasakawa USA 2017 Journalism Fellow Seth Berkman is sharing the story-behind-the story for each article he publishes after his reporting trip to Japan in late 2017. Here, he shares the background behind his article “In Japan, Ohtani is a Special Player but Definitely Not Babe Ruth,” published in the New York Times on December 1.