Nevin Thompson

Nevin Thompson is the Japan Editor for Global Voices. He is a translator, writer, and journalist, and has been connected to Japan for more than twenty years.

Nevin currently lives and works on an island off the West Coast of Canada, and spends about three months each year with his family in Tsuruga, a small city on the Japan Sea Coast, just north of Kyoto.

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Latest posts by Nevin Thompson

October 20, 2017

NewsFrames Update, A Big “Thank You”, and Join Us on Slack!

Hi everyone, Here's a quick update about NewsFrames. To keep in touch, be sure to join us on Slack. Also, check out some of the newest NewsFrames stories below. NewsFrames...

August 15, 2017

What Is NewsFrames, And How Can You Get Involved?

We're working with a “regional editor testing” group to determine how NewsFrames will be integrated into the Newsroom. But if you're already a GV author or translator, you may be...

April 21, 2017

Fabrications and the French Elections

One aspect that the NewsFrames project is trying to pay attention to is the way that fabricated and false news crosses borders.

March 6, 2017

GV Board Elections 2017: Nevin Thompson

My name is Nevin Thompson and I have been nominated as a community staff representative in the upcoming Global Voices board of directors elections being held March 16-20, 2017 (later...

May 13, 2016

The Power of Likes and Shares on the Global Voices Facebook Page

A Rising Voices post racked up 1,900 Likes, but just a few of them came from the Global Voices Facebook page. Where did they all come from?

November 21, 2015

Global Voices Needs Your Help on Facebook and Here's Why

The Global Voices social media team has researched ways to reach more readers on Facebook. But they also need your help. Here's how.