Text: The Japan News. “Japan’s Defense Ministry uses multiple languages in battle for public opinion.” https://japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/politics/government/20220506-25612/
Extract: “To strengthen its response to “intelligence warfare,” the Defense Ministry has been working to transmit messages in multiple languages, including Chinese and Korean, when posting information related to its defense cooperation and joint exercises with the United States and Europe on Twitter and other social media.”
- How is Japan’s Defence Ministry trying to gain credibility through its use of language and social media?
- How is Japan’s Defence Ministry trying to gain power through its use of language and social media?
- In this particular case is it more important for the Defence Ministry to gain credibility or power?