Report from Sasakawa USA’s Journalism Fellowship: Fukushima and the 2020 Olympics

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.

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Sasakawa USA 2017 Journalism Fellow: The story behind ‘Japan’s Women’s Hockey Team Wants to Be Known for Wins, Not Smiles’

Author: Seth Berkman

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

2017 Sasakawa USA Journalism Fellow Seth Berkman took a reporting trip to Japan in late 2017. Here, he shares the back story for his reporting process behind his third article “Japan’s Women’s Hockey Team Wants to Be Known for Wins, Not Smiles,” published in the New York Times on February 6.

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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.

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Chairman’s Message: A look toward Tokyo 2020 as Rio Olympics near end

Author: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Chairman's Message

With the Rio Olympics coming to a climax, thoughts turn to the next Olympiad scheduled for 2020 in Tokyo.  Both the Japanese leaders and the public are taking the event very seriously. The Olympic Games have been cited as an important incentive to improve cyber security in Japan, and for subsidizing and showcasing hydrogen vehicles and other green energy initiatives.

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