Title: Issues of Radioactive Exposure are Considered Taboo on Japanese Media
Source: World Network for Saving Children from Radiation
Date Recorded: Dec. 20, 2012
Date Published: Feb. 13, 2013
At 2:30 in
Takashi Uesugi, Journalist: I can only write about the reality of nuclear power […] Anything implying the danger of radiation is not [accepted].
At 3:30 in
Kazuhiro Haraguchi, former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications: It is still taboo to talk about radiation exposure […] In June 2011 […] we also demanded the government evacuate at least women and children. [...] I think it is the Japanese government [that made it a taboo to discuss radiation exposure].
Published: February 13th, 2013 at 12:39 pm ET