Reporting Resources for Japanese Nuclear Disaster

SEJ has compiled a set of key information resources for anyone reporting on or following nuclear developments in Japan or elsewhere, including the United States. Also, find arrays of essential sources in Reporters' Toolboxes on Nuclear Energy, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis.

JAPANESE NEWS AGENCIES

NHK (English)
NHK is the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, which is the Japanese equivalent of public broadcasting in the U.S. Their website includes fast links to breaking news on the disaster, which is better-informed and more reliable than many mainstream media.

Kyodo News Agency (English)
Kyodo is roughly equivalent to the Associated Press in the United States -- it is a nonprofit cooperative, and larger than most other Japanese outlets. It is a professional, objective source of breaking news.

Jiji Press (English)
Jiji Press in a Japanese news agency

Nippon News
Nippon News is a Japanese news agency specializing in photo and video material.

Asahi Shimbun (English)
The Asahi Shimbun is a Japanese daily newspaper

INTERNATIONAL NEWS SOURCES

Reuters
Japan Earthquake Updates
See also: Planet Ark  and Reuters Green Business news 
Thomson-Reuters is a business-oriented general news agency with a reputation for quality and objectivity. Their coverage of world and Asian news is broader and fuller than many other English-language news agencies.

Sydney Morning Herald (Environment)
The Sydney Morning Herald is one of the largest Australian daily newspapers and excels in coverage of news across Asia and the Pacific. It is a well-informed, professional, and objective source.

Australian ABC
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australia's public broadcasting organization.

Environmental Health News

ENS is a foundation-funded nonprofit aggregator of environmental news, searchable by topics such as nuclear power.

INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL NUCLEAR AGENCIES

International Atomic Energy Agency (UN)

Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (Japan)

Japan Atomic Energy Commission

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

NUCLEAR INDUSTRY & TRADE GROUPS

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)
The company that operates the Fukushima power station

Nuclear Energy Institute

ENVIRONMENTAL, ANTI-NUCLEAR, & SCIENTISTS' GROUPS

Union of Concerned Scientists

Federation of American Scientists

Nuclear Information and Resource Service