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Kyodo News
FormerlyDomei News Agency
Company typeNonprofit cooperative news agency
IndustryNews agency
Founded1945; 79 years ago (1945)
FounderFuruno Inosuke
HeadquartersTokyo, Minato-ku, Higashi-Shimbashi 1-chome No. 7 No. 1
Area served
Japan and worldwide
40.7 billion yen (Fiscal year ended March 2012)
Number of employees
1,621 (as of April 1, 2022)
SubsidiariesKyodo News International
WebsiteKyodoNews.jp

Kyodo News (共同通信社, Kyōdō Tsūshinsha) is a nonprofit cooperative news agency based in Minato, Tokyo. It was established in November 1945 and it distributes news to almost all newspapers, and radio and television networks in Japan. The newspapers using its news have about 50 million subscribers. K. K. Kyodo News is Kyodo News' business arm, established in 1972.[1] The subdivision Kyodo News International, founded in 1982, provides over 200 reports to international news media and is located in Rockefeller Center, New York City.[1]

Their online news site is in Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, and English.

The agency employs over 1,000 journalists and photographers, and maintains news exchange agreements with over 70 international media outlets.[1]

Satoshi Ishikawa is the news agency's president.[2]

Kyodo News was formed by Furuno Inosuke, the president of the Domei News Agency, following the dissolution of Domei after World War II.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Shrivastava, K. M. (2007). News agencies from pigeon to internet. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 208. ISBN 978-1-932705-67-6.
  2. ^ "Kyodo News names General Manager Ishikawa as new president." Kyodo News International. May 26, 2005.
  3. ^ Haru Matsukata Reischauer, "Samurai and Silk: A Japanese and American Heritage", Harvard University Press, 1986, page 310

Kyodo News

K. K. Kyodo News