The Current Status and Issues of Government Regulation of Mass Media in Japan:What is the original purpose of the mass media?
黒須, 俊夫 ,
KUROSU, Toshioクロス, トシオ
20 , 2018-03-01 , 群馬大学社会情報学部
The author first examined the history of government regulation of mass media in Japan from 2013 to 2017 and chronicled.Next, the author tried to clarify the strategies of government regulation of mass media and about how the mass media operated.As a result, the following tendencies were able to extract.Ⅰ.For mass media, the biggest threat is to be Specific Secret Protection Act.Ⅱ.In light of Broadcasting Act, the Abe administration developed the following strategies.1)Meeting with media stakeholders、2)Notify the stakeholders of the mass media to make a program fairly and fairly in writing, 3)Call a mass media official and listen to the situation,4)Provide administrative guidance based on the Broadcasting Act,5)Based on the Broadcasting Law, threaten to revoke TV media stakeholders broadcast license if they made a non-fair report.Ⅲ.What do the citizens expect from the mass media is to know how to live peacefully and safely. In order to make citizens' wishes come true, the media should make full efforts to find out the essence among various phenomena occurring in society.