Tag Archives: Sino-Japanese relations
The American radio industry’s top liberal talk show host has had some nice things to say about my book on China. That’s flattering. What’s even more flattering is that he has read the book. Really read it, that is. One … Continue reading
The New York Times prides itself on its uniquely high standards of accuracy and fairness. So why did its overseas edition take so long to correct the record when I was misrepresented a year ago? For nearly a year I … Continue reading
Iris Chang was a Chinese-American author and historian who took her own life in 2004. As Paula Kamen recounts in a new biography, Chang had challenged the establishments of two of the world’s most powerful nations. [This review was first … Continue reading
Below, set out in chronological order, is a series of three exchanges between Professor Gregory Clark and me concerning, among other things, the problems for foreign correspondents in reporting the truth from Japan. Clark, a Japan-based educator and columnist for … Continue reading
News travels slowly where corrections to the New York Times‘s international edition are concerned. See below a correction that appeared in the print edition of the International Herald Tribune, the New York Times‘s international edition, on March 17, 2008. The correction also appeared … Continue reading
Authors have always taken on vested interests. Now vested interests have found a new way to strike back. The unsuspecting American public assumes that the rise of online bookstores like Amazon.com has powerfully served the cause of truth. Not necessarily.