Japan’s “Abenomics” Media Coverage: The Converging Relationship between Print and Social Media


Beryl Hawkins is a former radio journalist, talk show host, professional voiceover artist/narrator and producer who worked in news and talk show entertainment for more than five years at a leading news radio station in Washington D.C. As a media strategist in New York City, she has developed a number of national media campaigns throughout her public relations career, working with national leaders and cultural and advocacy groups. She also teaches Broadcast Voice Training and other journalism courses at Temple University Japan in Tokyo.
Barry Natusch is a professor at the College of Economics, Nihon University in Tokyo who specializes in international relations, economics and sociolinguistics. He has taught linguistics at universities, but now teaches undergraduate and graduate seminars in management theory, language learning theory, technology enhanced language learning and communication theory. He is active in filmmaking and in the field of data representation using visual media.

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Beryl Hawkins, Temple University Japan, Japan
Barry Natusch, Nihon University, Japan

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Conference: MediAsia2013
Stream: Media Studies

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