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Daisuke Furuta

Daisuke Furuta graduated from Waseda University in 2001, and joined The Asahi Shimbun in 2002. After working in branch offices in Japan, Daisuke worked as a correspondent of SouthEast Asia in Bangkok and served as the Bureau Chief of the company's Singapore office. He then joined the digital editions team of Asahi Shimbun. In 2015, he became the founding editor of BuzzFeed As founding editor, he has led BuzzFeed Japan’s investigative reporting into stories Japanese news outlets have been slow to cover, such as technology giant’s plagiarism scandal, #metoo movement and debunking of Japan’s fake news.

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Tokyo Editors Lab 2018

21 April 2018