Japanese Newspaper Finally Tweets


For the first case in Japanese newspaper’s history, Asahi Shimbun, one of the country’s nationwide major papers, set up an account for Twitter[J] today, and is running play-by-play tweet about the scene of a preliminary match for this year’s football world championship, Japan vs. Qatar, which is now being played at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama.
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Asahi says, this is an experimental trial and is investigating how much it impresses an audience and the paper’s subscribers.

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