University of Tokyo

Kaori Hayashi is Professor of media and journalism studies at the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo. She also serves as a member of the advisory board ofSocial Science Japan Journal (published by U. of Tokyo and Oxford Univ. Press) as well as of the board of Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien (German Institute for Japanese Studies).@She is also a member of the board of the Japan Society for Mass Communication and Journalism Studies.
Her English publications include “The ‘Home and Family Section’ in Japanese Newspapers” (John Tulloch, Colin Sparks (eds.), Tabloid Tales. 2000, Rowman and Littlefield), “‘The Public’ in Japan” (Theory Culture and Society. Problematizing Global Knowledge: Special Issue. Vol. 23. No.2-3, March-May 2006), “The Dilemmas of Reforming Japan's Broadcasting System: Ambivalent Implications of its Liberalization” (David Ward (ed.) Television and Public Policy: Change and Continuity in an Era of Global Liberalization. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 2008). Website: http://www.hayashik.iii.u-tokyo.ac.jp/