Basic Information

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TANIKAWA Miki


Title

Head, Global Communication Practices, Graduate Program in Global Communication and Language Practices

Nationality

JAPAN

Research Fields, Keywords

International communication, Mass Communication, Journalism

E-Mail Address

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Profile

Miki Tanikawa (Ph.D.) is a long-time journalist turned media scholar. For two decades, he was a journalist with the New York Times and International Herald Tribune, and served as contributing editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit in Tokyo. At the New York Times, he served as a Tokyo-based business news-reporter and later a freelance feature writer (including for International New York Times) and produced nearly 700 bylined articles. He has also contributed regularly to US news magazines such as US News & World Report, BusinessWeek and TIME.

Currently, he is associate professor at Akita International University and heads the Global Communication Practices at the graduate school. One of his recent program initiatives at AIU include a graduate journalism class in which student-produced stories appear in professional news media such as the Japan Times and the Tokyo Weekender under a partnership arrangement. Seven such articles have been published in the Japan Times.

As a scholar, he investigates the workings of the journalistic routines that drive the content of the news media. His studies have appeared in such leading mass communication journals as Journalism Studies, International Journal of Communication, Journalism Practice and Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism. He has also published extensively in Japanese language journals in the area of language of the news media.

Research Field

International communication, Mass Communication, Journalism

Academic Background (Graduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • University of Texas at Austin, Journalism and Mass Communication, International Communication & Mass Communication, Minor specialization in Media Law

    Doctor's Course, 2017/05, Completed, UNITED STATES

  • The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Graduate School, Division of International Studies, International law & Organizations

    Master's Course, 1995/11, Completed, UNITED STATES

Professional Career On-Campus 【 display / non-display

  • Akita International University Graduate School of Global Communication and Language Global Communication Practices, Head, Global Communication Practices, Graduate Program in Global Communication and Language Practices , 2017/09 -

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts Global Connectivity Program, Associate Professor, 2021/04 -

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts Basic Education Humanities,Art, Associate Professor, 2017/04 - 2021/03

 

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Stereotyping by historicizing: The Journalistic technique of locating foreign societies in the past, Journalism:Theory, Practice & Criticism, vol.0 (0) (p.1 - 17) , 2019/08, Miki Tanikawa

    DOI:10.1177/1464884919870323, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Is journalism going global?: Finding answers in quantitative studies employing the concepts of the ‘culture peg’ and the ‘culture link.’ Special 2019 Issue: Journalism Research in Practice: Scholarly Inquiry for Journalists , Journalism Practice, vol.13 (8) (p.922 - 926) , 2019/08, Miki Tanikawa

    DOI:10.1080/17512786.2019.1647114, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Is “Global Journalism” truly global? Conceptual and empirical examinations of the global, cosmopolitan and parochial conceptualization of journalism. , Journalism Studies, vol.20 (10) (p. 1421 - 1439) , 2018/09, Miki Tanikawa

    DOI:10.1080/1461670X.2018.1520610 , Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Bane or a device? Use of stereotypic content as a method to increase the power of mediated communication. , International Journal of Communication, vol.12 (p.3621 - 3640) , 2018/09, Miki Tanikawa

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Do large countries hunger for less information? A country’s size and strengths as determinants of foreign news volume, Journalism Studies, vol.20 (1) (p.97 - 116) , 2017/11, Miki Tanikawa

    DOI:10.1080/1461670X.2017.1387073, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • ’The global, the foreign and the domestic' - Was there a “global turn” in journalism in the early 21st century? In E. Bielsa (Ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Media, In press. , Routledge Taylor & Francis , 2021, Miki Tanikawa

    Scholarly Book, Single Author, English

  • Is journalism going global?: Finding answers in quantitative studies employing the concepts of the ‘culture peg’ and the ‘culture link.’ n (Eds.) Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Brennen, B. Journalism research in practice: Perspectives on change, challenges, and solutions. Routledge. , Routledge Taylor & Francis , 2020/07, Miki Tanikawa

    Scholarly Book, Single Author, English

  • Introduction to news and journalistic vocabulary, Alc Press, 2007/09, Miki Tanikawa

    Dictionary/Encyclopedia, Single Author, Japanese

  • Introduction to news and journalistic vocabulary - Politics & Economics, Alc Press, 2018/06, Miki Tanikawa

    Dictionary/Encyclopedia, Single Author, Japanese

  • Introduction to news and journalistic vocabulary - Science & Society , Alc Press, 2018/06, Miki Tanikawa

    Scholarly Book, Single Author, Japanese

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Other Research Activities 【 display / non-display

  • Tanikawa, M. (2019). A Royal Abdication Is a Cultural Moment in Japan. US News & World Report, April 29. , 2019/04

    Other

  • Tanikawa, M. (2019). Japan Woes New Faces from the Outside. US News & World Report, January 23. , 2019/01

    Other

  • Tanikawa, M. (2017) Japan's Teflon Premier. US News & World Report, June 1 , 2017/06

    Other

  • Tanikawa, M. (2016). In Japan, Sweets Take On an Artistic Role. The New York Times, December 7. , 2016/12

    Other

  • Tanikawa, M. (2016). Japan's Monster Tourism Boom. US News & World Report, March 4, 2016/03

    Other

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On-Campus Classes/Subjects In Charge of 【 display / non-display

  • 2021, Fall, GCP643-1_F, Introduction to International Journalism

  • 2021, Fall, GCP645-1_F, Design of Graduation Project

  • 2021, Fall, GCP649-1_F, Scholarly Research and Paper

  • 2021, Fall, JAS367-1_F, A Modern History of Culture, Media and Language in Japan

  • 2021, Fall, GCP650-1_F, Global Communication Practicum

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