Media December 2010 / January 2011

Paper to Stop Printing

The Asahi Shimbun will cease printing its English-language section from March, the newspaper reported on 6 December. It has been jointly published with the International Herald Tribune (IHT), which will be distributed alone while the Asahi will be digital only, including on Kindle and the iPad, a statement said.
The Asahi Evening News started in 1954 and became an English section at the back of the IHT in 2001, the current circulation of which is about 34,000, the Japan Times reported.