I will twitter some news when I can (you can see it in the sidebar of this blog or @newzjapan on twitter).
UPDATE: TV Japan being broadcast for free in the US for the next few days (not sure about other countries) but live NHK broadcast can be seen on tv through participating cable tv providers… (it’s TV Japan offering the service for free though, so Comcast, RCN, and all others should be participating.)
Everyone knows about the earthquake and I’m sure each country is doing well to cover it with a spin on its own country.
One thing you can do to get news fresh is to go to UStream. TBStv and NHK are the two main news outlets streaming.
If you set your language to Japanese on UStream TV, you can get live broadcasts of the Japanese news being done for the benefit of people living outside of Japan.
You can also watch Japanese tv from outside of Japan with Keyhole TV, which I’ve written about before also allows you to see the news as it’s being broadcast in Japan.
These are the two resources we are using to see what’s going on. Hope it helps people stay in touch.
For TWITTER users, here a lot of Japanese twitter users are using the following terms for hashmarks or without hashmarks:
and of course terms for the area involved such as
if anyone without access to Japanese input wants some Japanese terms to cut and paste, please feel free to comment and ask.