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Risk Assessment of Nuclear Power by Japanese Newspapers Following the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

@inproceedings{Abe2013RiskAO,
  title={Risk Assessment of Nuclear Power by Japanese Newspapers Following the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster},
  author={Yasuhito Abe},
  year={2013}
}
  • Yasuhito Abe
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology, Engineering
  • This article examines how the editorial sections of three Japanese national newspapers The Asahi, The Yomiuri, and The Nihon Keizai discussed Japan’s nuclear safety following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. This article starts by describing the relationship between Japanese newspapers and Japan’s nuclear policy before the major disaster, which allows for analyses of the editorials. Three key findings emerged. First, the newspapers sought to enhance nuclear safety, but did not critically discuss… CONTINUE READING

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