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TBS President Takashi Sasaki, after a special investigation has found that the broadcaster had a history of increasing special consideration to former Johnny & Associates Inc to maintain a good relationship with the talent agency.

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Clearly, not just TBS. Even NHK.

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We take it very seriously ...

You only say that because you were called out.

If the Johnnies storm hadn't hit the global-fan, there wouldn't be a peep out of you.

Oil back-rub salesman.

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TBS has acknowledged its active involvement in withholding information crucial to legal proceedings and public safety.

Isn't it a crime? Will be any legal consequences?

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 it has nothing to do with legal proceedings or public safety.

TBS kept quiet about Johnny's off-field issues, including allegations of sexual assault.

Go and tell the victims that you see no legal -and no public safety- issues with that.

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At least we don’t have to pay a license fee to support TBS.

NHK is even more shameful.

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Do you know the context of this article?

Do you have any idea what that special investigation was all about?

I can't spoon feed you. You must learn to document yourself.

Go. Go, and read some news about the subject.

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

Abe pretty much guaranteed that there would be nothing independent with regards to news.

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