Feb. 6, 2015 – “NHK Chief’s ‘Comfort Women’ Stance Reignites Debate Over Neutrality” (WSJ)

“The head of Japan’s national broadcaster said the station will be “very careful” about covering the issue of forced prostitution at Japan’s wartime military brothels due to what he said was a lack of clarity on the government’s “official stance” on the issue, reigniting a debate about the editorial neutrality of a broadcaster whose executive board is stocked with members chosen by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.”