Have you been wondering, as I had, why TIME's reporting on Japan has suddenly become gloriously readable? (Link)
It was a puzzle to me until I learned that TIME's former Tokyo Bureau Chief Jim Frederick became editor of TIME International in September (E).
Hip, hip, hurray!
What a difference it makes to have real journalists in charge -- as can be seen in how the other major U.S. franchise was run into the ground by Davos Man (seen here talking about Japan -- or what he thinks is Japan).