Online Meeting with Foreign Media Foreign Press in Japan Suvendrini Kakuchi, FCCJ President and University World News

December 17, 2021

Zoom Meeting

Ms. Suvendrini Kakuchi, President of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) and Tokyo Correspondent of University World News, presented her views to KKC member companies in an online meeting. She explained the role of the FCCJ and the challenges for foreign journalists in Japan. She pointed out that the internet and social media has made news global and real time and that traditional media is challenged by social media. Multimedia–a mix of print, video and exchange has become important, she said. She also shared her views on Japan-Asia relations, the rise of India and Japan’s role as a balancer in Asia. Following the presentation, there was a discussion on how Japanese companies can strengthen their relations with foreign correspondents.