Waseda Chronicle, Japan

The Waseda Chronicle is an independent non-profit newsroom dedicated to investigative journalism in Tokyo. The Chronicle began as a project of the Institute for Journalism at Waseda University on February 1, 2017, with an inaugural issue featuring the series “Journalism for Sale.” It was established as Japan’s first university-based center for investigative journalism. A year after its inception, the Chronicle became independent from Waseda University, becoming Japan’s first investigative journalism NGO. The Chronicle continues to collaborate with Waseda University, aiming to educate students and foster the next generation of investigative journalists who will contribute to create a critical and innovative journalism in Japan.