MY RECENT STORIES FOR THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, WHERE I WORK AS A REPORTER AND SOMETIMES ALSO DO PHOTOS AND VIDEO
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My AP Story April 1, 2019 on Toyota’s robot that can’t slam dunk but shoots mean 3-pointer.
My coverage of Carlos Ghosn
My AP Story April 17, 2019, in which I interview Mrs. Carole Ghosn. She says her husband is ready for a fight but she fears he may not get a fair trial.
My AP Story April 9, 2019 on Carlos Ghosn’s video statement in which he says a “conspiracy” at Nissan led to his arrest.
My AP Story April 4, 2019 about the rearrest of Carlos Ghosn on fresh allegations despite his release on bail.
My AP Story April 8, 2019 on Nissan shareholders approving Ghosn’s outster from the company board.
My AP Story April 10, 2019 on Ghosn’s lawyers appealing to the Supreme Court over the latest detention.
My AP Story April 11, 2019 about his wife getting questioned in a Tokyo court.
My AP Story April 7, 2019 on his lawyer clarifying the conditions for his initial release on bail.
My AP Story April 12, 2019 about his detention being approved through April 22.
My AP Story April 5, 2019 about his detention being approved through April 14.
My AP Story April 3, 2019 about Carlos Ghosn saying he will hold a news conference April 11, noting he is ready to tell the truth about what’s happening.
My AP Story March 27, 2019, on Nissan’s governance committee that says Ghosn had too much power.
My AP Story March 12, 2019 on how Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi, with Ghosn gone, is forming a new alliance board.
My AP Story March 11, 2019 on a Tokyo court rejecting Ghosn’s request to go to a Nissan board meeting.
My AP Story March 8, 2019 on lawyer apologizing for Ghosn’s ‘disguise’ during his release.
My AP Story March 7, 2019 on the Japan reaction to Ghosn’s release.
My AP Story March 6, 2019 on Ghosn released from detention after more than 100 days.
My AP Story March 5, 2019 on the back and forth on the bail release.
My AP Story March 4, 2019 on Ghosn’s new lawyer Junichiro Hironaka hoping to gain release on bail.
My AP Story Feb. 15, 2019 on Ghosn’s new power defense: The high-profile cases by Junichiro Hironaka. Yoichi Kitamura, the attorney for Greg Kelly, who was arrested with Ghosn, was also on the defense team of Ichiro Ozawa, one of Hironaka’s acquittal wins.
My reporting on Mr. Hironaka’s news conference April 2, 2019 is the bottom part of this AP Story out of Paris.
I am a contributor to this AP Story Feb. 8, 2019, with comments from Ghosn’s lawyer and spokeswoman about his Versailles wedding: Ghosn paid for all expenses, didn’t know the rental would be charged to Renault and offers to reimburse Renault.
My AP Story Dec. 5, 2018. I interview the Brazilian consul general in Tokyo, who says Carlos Ghosn is holding up, not worried about his plight and just asked he bring him thrillers next time, not the philosophy and history books he’d brought.
More recent stories:
My AP Story March 29, 2019 about Mark Karpeles, former head of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, appealing the ruling.
My AP Story March 15, 2019 about Karpeles’ getting a suspended sentence, avoiding jail time, on data manipulation but cleared of other charges.
My AP Story March 9, 2019 about Guinness naming Japanese woman as oldest person at 116.
My story about architect Arata Isozaki awarded the Pritzker
My AP Story March 6, 2019 on Isozaki being honored with architecture’s highest award.
My coverage of Shinya Tsukamoto, a legendary filmmaker
My coverage of Okinawa and Gov. Denny Tamaki
My AP Story March 1, 2019 when Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki talks about his meeting with the prime minister on the referendum that rejected the Henoko relocation plan.
My reporting on the Mayweather exhibition fight in Japan
My AP Stories on Naomi Osaka
The latest in my Godzilla coverage
More recent stories:
My coverage of the move from Tsukiji to Toyosu
My AP Story Oct. 11, 2018
A related AP story Oct. 5, 2018
My AP Story and My AP Photo Oct. 16, 2018.
My coverage of the Zozo CEO and his trip to the moon on Elon Musk’s rocket
My AP Story Oct. 9, 2018
And My AP Story with more background on MZ when he first announced the moon trip Sept. 19, 2018
My visit to a nursery school that uses digital technology in their program
My Story Sept. 26, 2018
OTHER RECENT STORIES
My AP Story Jan. 22, 2019.
My AP Story March 28, 2019 on Honda and Hino joining the mobility service venture.
My AP Story Oct. 4, 2018
My AP Story Sept. 19, 2018
My AP Story Aug. 24, 2018
My AP Story June 14, 2018
My AP Story June 8
My AP Story June 7, 2018
My AP Story April 26, 2018
My AP Story April 20, 2018
My AP Story April 12, 2018
My AP Story April 6, 2018
My AP Story March 28, 2018
My AP Story March 23, 2018
My AP Story March 3, 2018
My AP Story Feb. 11, 2018
My AP Story Feb. 2, 2018