The Japan Times Article Rating

Japan pressed to tackle discrimination and abuse in sport

Jul 21, 2021 View Original Article
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    50% Medium Conservative

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  • Policy Leaning

    50% Medium Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -30% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

42% : The group last week released its "reporter's guide" to the Olympics, addressing Japan's human rights record and the Tokyo Games and a failure by lawmakers to an LGBT anti-discrimination law in the lead-up to the Olympics, which run from Friday to Aug. 8.
41% : Gon Matsunaka, head of Japan's first permanent LGBT community center, said that although host city Tokyo had passed an anti-discrimination law, LGBT individuals elsewhere in the country had no legal protection.
38% : Japan should use the Olympics as a chance to commit to tackling discrimination over gender identity and sexual orientation in sport and prevent physical abuse of youth athletes, activists said just days before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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