Tag Archive | censored newspaper article

On this day in 1947… (September 23)

This post is part of a continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On September 23, 1947, Nihon Keizai Shinbun submitted a very short article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) with the headline, “長野の松葉ぼうき輸出 [Bamboo brooms made in Nagano Prefecture to be exported] (Prange Call No. 47-loc-0943). The article was placed on “Hold,” but […]

On this day in 1947… (August 26)

This post is part of a continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On August 26, 1947, Shinbun no shinbun (新聞之新聞) submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) with the headline, “共同宮崎記者結婚” [Miss MIYAZAKi got married] (Prange Call No. 47-loc-0651). A portion of the article was marked for deletion by the CCD examiner, […]

On this day in 1948… (May 9)

This post is part of a continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On May 9, 1948, Boeki Nippo submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) with the headline, “邦人漁夫を迎へて:優秀な技術が買わる [Siam Invites Japanese Fishermen] (Prange Call No. 48-loc-1157).  Mainichi Shimbun submitted an article covering the same news (“招かれる日本漁夫 シャムカら技術員に”) (Prange Call No. 48-loc-1157a).  Both […]

On this day in 1948… (January 18)

This post is part of a continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On January 18, 1948, Kyodo Tsushin submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) with the headline, 火のような日本故国への情愛 : ハワイ日系市民の世論調査” [Hawaiian Citizens of Japanese Descent Reveal Burning Love for Japan in Opinion Survey].  Portions of the article were marked with “Delete” […]

On this day in 1947… (May 14)

This post is part of a continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On May 14, 1947, Kyodo Tsushin submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) with the headline, “久し振りに楽しむ豪華ファッション・ショウ” [Gorgeous fashion show: People enjoy first in long time].  The article passed the censorship examination (Prange Call No. 47-loc-0152). According to the article, […]

On this day in 1947… (October 20)

This post is part of a continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On July 18, 1947, Jiji Shimpo submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) with the headline, “なぜに咲いたか九段の櫻” [Why is the Kudan Cherry Tree Blooming?”], and portions of the article were deleted. (Call No. 47-loc-1279). According to the article, one cherry […]

On this day in 1948… (June 17)

This post is part of a continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On June 17, 1948, Yomiuri Shimbun submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) about the contract between the Foreign Trade Agency/貿易庁 (part of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry) and Ford Motor Company.  The contract addressed importing Ford cars (1949 […]

On this day in 1947… (May 22)

This post is a part of continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On May 22, 1947, Chosen Shimbun submitted an editorial to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) about the Korean Youth League.  (Prange Call No. 47-loc-0215) The editorial, “建青の使命” [Kensei’s Missions], was written by a member of the Korean Youth League (朝鮮建国促進青年同盟).  The author […]

On this day in 1947… (November 1)

This post is a part of continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On November 1, 1947, Nihon Keizai Shimbun submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) about the increased cultivation of sugar cane in Okayama, Hiroshima, Kagawa, and Tokushima Prefectures.  (Prange Call No. 47-loc-1520) According to the article, many farmers were […]

On this day in 1947… (September 25)

This post is a part of continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On September 25, 1947, multiple newspapers (Sekai Nippo, Jiji Shimpo, Kyodo Tsushin, Seiji Shimbun and Tokyo Times) submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) about the distribution of American tobacco.  All of the articles were suppressed.  (Prange Call No. 47-loc-0998, […]