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 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 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
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.
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
NUCLEAR INDUSTRY & TRADE GROUPS
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)
The company that operates the Fukushima power station
ENVIRONMENTAL, ANTI-NUCLEAR, & SCIENTISTS' GROUPS