Behind the Headlines at Ofunato's Local Newspaper
A small newspaper company with 30 employees in the city of Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, which was devastated by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, has been a valuable source of local news for 65 years. A team of seven reporters, many of whom are from the region, uncover and write stories of interest to residents. For three days, we went on assignment with these reporters and behind the scenes at the office as they prepared newspapers issued around the disaster's 12th anniversary.