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  • J Times Eric Johnston on being misquoted in new book on Imperial Family

    Posted by Dr. ARUDOU, Debito on December 12th, 2006

    Hello Blog. Japan Times journalist Eric Johnston has been misquoted in a new book out in English, soon out in Japanese, on the Imperial Family. Before it gets him into any trouble, he has issued this disclaimer. Debito in Sapporo

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    From: Eric Johnston
    Date: December 12, 2006 4:58:25 PM JST

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    Eric Johnston December 12th, 2006

    UPDATE FROM ERIC JOHNSTON FEB 19, 2007

    Eric Johnston wishes to extend his thanks to everyone on the Debito.org list who wrote to him with messages of support over the “Princess Masako” book. There have been some new developments since his initial post, and he is looking into what, exactly, happened and why. Once the facts are known, Eric will write to Debito.org again and update everyone.

    One Response to “J Times Eric Johnston on being misquoted in new book on Imperial Family”

    1. Japundit » Australian writer in hot water over Masako book Says:

      [...] I think it’s been reported all over the news today, about Ben Hills, who recently wrote a book about Princess Masako and her life in the Imperial family. One Japan-based reporter who was misquoted in the book, along with others, apparently, wrote this open letter about the issue back in December. [...]