Misinformation

Back to homepage
Breaking news Misinformation Politics

JP Gov to quit radiation test on 20 kinds of food / Checking beef farmer only once a year

On 3/20/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced they are going to stop radiation test on 20 sorts of food including Japanese apricot and tea. The new rule

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Tepco “We are going to disclose ALL the contamination data from now on”

On 3/6/2015, Tepco announced their new disclosure policy on contamination data. According to their new policy, Tepco is supposed to publish all the radiation data of water and dust that

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Japanese media reports IAEA urged to dump contaminated water into ocean but no such statement made in real

Japanese media is misleading the Japanese citizens to accept the discharge of contaminated water to the Pacific as a request of an international organization.   On 2/17/2015, IAEA (International Atomic

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

JP PM Abe “It is not proper to say Fukushima is settled”

The Prime Minister of Japan, Abe commented Fukushima is not settled. This is the statement made in the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives on 1/30/2015.   Abe stated variety of

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Dosimeter of Fukushima citizen counts 40% lower than actual, Maker admits

On 1/28/2015, “CHIYODA TECHNOL CORPORATION [URL]” announced on their website that their dosimeter shows cumulative exposure dose lower than actual air dose rate by 30 〜 40%. Fukushima citizens are

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Tepco received 36th financial support of 78.3 billion yen

On 1/22/2015, Tepco announced they received 78.3 billion yen (7,830,000,000 JPY) from the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation. This is the 36th time to receive financial support. In total,

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

High schooler in Tokyo sells “canned Fukushima air” / 600 yen each

A high school student is selling “canned Fukushima air”.  He’s a 17 years old artist known as “ATSU”, living in Machida city of Tokyo. He collects “air” in the coastal

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

28 of 32 testees diagnosed A2 in thyroid inspection of Matsudo city Chiba

28 of 32 testees were diagnosed as “A2″ in the thyroid inspection of Matsudo city, Chiba. The test was implemented from 6/1/2014 to 8/31/2014 and the result was announced on 9/26/2014.

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Saitama citizen had thyroid disease from “acute stress” according to a doctor

A Japanese citizen living in Saitama prefecture was told by a doctor that she had thyroid disease from “acute stress”. It was posted on Facebook on 10/15/2014 by the very

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Fukushima local newspaper removed the part “Fight nuclear policy” from reader’s contribution article

A Fukushima local newspaper “modified” a reader’s contribution article on 10/3/2014. The contributor (Housewife, 67 years old) stated to compare the published article and her own draft. The newspaper company