These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: Japan 72/180
Notes: The Japan Times is an online English Language newspaper based in Tokyo, Japan. It is published by The Japan Times, Ltd. and founded by Motosada Zumoto on March 22, 1897. At present Takeharu Tsutsumi is the president of the Japan Times.
The Japan Times covers current events in Japan and the world as well as opinion articles, entertainment, and sports. The Japan Times is subscription based allowing the reader 5 stories before you need to subscribe for more.
According to Reporters Without Borders, media freedom in Japan has been declining ever since Shinzo Abe became Prime Minister again in 2012. Japan ranks 72nd on the 2017 list of World Press Freedom Index.
When reporting Japanese national news the Japan Times is balanced in covering both sides of issues. When reporting international news The Japan Times reports with minimal bias using credible sources. Overall, this is a least biased source that is factual in reporting. (M. Huitsing 9/3/2017)