SmartNews Online Forum

The Political and Media Divide in the 2020 US Presidential Election

2020.10.29 (Thu) 11:30 - 13:00 (JST)

Welcome to `The Political and Media Divide in the 2020 US Presidential Election`

The voting day for the US Presidential election is right around the corner.
This election is taking place in unusual circumstances amid the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic in addition to the deepening polarization in society. So, in this meetup, persons in charge of SmartNews’ US business and experts will gather to discuss democracy in the US and the current state of the media.


Shanto Iyengar / Professor at Stanford University
Kazuhiro Maeshima / Professor at Sophia University
Fumiaki Kubo / Professor at Tokyo University
Rich Jaroslovsky / Vice President for Content and Chief Journalist at SmartNews
Takehi Yamawaki / Research Director at SmartNews
Tonghwi Soh / Legal Counsel at SmartNews
K Iwasaki / Product Manager at SmartNews
Ricky Miller / Software Engineer in Web Technology at SmartNews

This event will be conducted in Japanese and English. Bi-direction simultaneous interpretation for Japanese and English is available at this event.

Looking forward to seeing you all.