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

November 9, 2018

How Can SEO Help Journalism and News Websites?

The challenge many news organizations face is how to replace Facebook as a way to generate and build audience.

May 10, 2018

NewsFrames Community Report: Looking Back on April 2018

This will likely be one of the last updates before the project goes on hiatus in early June

May 4, 2018

Pressing ‘Pause’ on NewsFrames

As we pause the NewsFrames project, the team takes a moment to reflect upon the past year and a half.

Pressing ‘Play’ on NewsFrames

As our earlier post shared, we will need to pause overall starting in June as we consider the NewsFrames project moving forward. But we do have ideas about the future....

March 16, 2018

How to Start Your Newsframes Exploration

Story Explorations are opportunities to discover something new about the way the media frames certain topics and for you to develop questions that may guide you towards interesting insights.

February 21, 2018

Are You a Member of NewsFrames Slack?

Hi everyone, here's an update NewsFrames, plus some details about where everyone is discussing NewsFrames projects.

February 20, 2018

2018 Editorial Goals: Streamlining the Onboarding Process, Rebooting GV Japan Twitter

In the following post, Japan regional editor, Nevin Thompson, presents his plans for the first part of the year. 

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.