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Kenichiro Shino

  • Global Affiliate Visiting Scholar, 2019-20
  • The Asahi Shimbun Company


Kenichiro Shino is a global affiliate visiting scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2019-20.  Shino has twelve years of experience as a news reporter at The Asahi Shimbun, the national leading newspaper company in Japan.  Prior to joining Shorenstein APARC, he had mainly covered business news, with a focus on technology, and interviewed many people ranging from executives of large companies to entrepreneurs.  He is also interested in the use of technology for journalism.  After the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 and the Kumamoto Earthquake of 2016, Shino analyzed online data to learn what victims needed and created a visual summary of the results on a webpage with his co-workers.  His research at Stanford is exploring the possibilities and application of reporting through data.