On 12th September 2022, Professor Masako Wakui of Kyoto University visited the Centre for Commercial Law (CCL) and offered a seminar under the title of “News media and digital platforms: regulatory challenges in Japan”. The seminar was delivered in a hybrid format, under the moderation of Dr Claudio Lombardi from the CCL and with the attendance of the CCL staff and PGR members. Professor Wakui’s presentation was followed by stimulating discussions regarding the issues and challenges around the increased use of digital platforms in online distribution of news content and related competition matters. The seminar was part of a research project that Professor Wakui and Dr Lombardi are currently conducting together. Further details about the project can be found here: https://sites.google.com/view/kobeuni-platform-kaken/newsmedia and Digital News Competition | Claudio Lombardi | Substack.
Prof Wakui gave a seminar on regulatory challenges regarding news media and digital platforms