Facta (magazine)

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Facta
Categories News magazine
business magazine
Frequency Monthly
Founder Shigeo Abe
Year founded 2005; 10 years ago (2005)
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Website facta.co.jp

Facta is a Japanese monthly news magazine that features economic information for readers.

History and profile[edit]

Facta was first established by Shigeo Abe in 2005.[1] Abe is also the publisher of the magazine.[1] It is published monthly and delivered only to subscribers.[2]

In 2011 Facta was the first to publish allegations which culminated in the Olympus scandal.[3] It received the Editors' Choice Magazine Journalism Award for this reporting.

In September 2013, the magazine shut down its English language website.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Taro Fuse; Nathan Layne (25 October 2011). "Editor behind Olympus scoop says Japan Inc still has secrets". Reuters (Tokyo). Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Jonathan Soble (28 October 2011). "Japan’s timid media in spotlight". Financial Times (Tokyo). Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  3. ^ McNeill, David, "Stop the presses and hold the front page". p. 7, The Japan Times, 8 January 2012. Archived from the original 8 January 2012
  4. ^ Chris Chessman (7 November 2013). "Journal that exposed Olympus scandal axes English spin-off". Amateur Photographer. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 

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