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Rafu Shimpo Newspaper (Est. 1903)


Rafu Shimpo Newspaper (Est. 1903) | Japanese-City.com
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701 E 3rd St Ste 130
Los Angeles, CA 90013
 
Map of Rafu Shimpo Newspaper (Est. 1903), 701 E 3rd St Ste 130, Los Angeles

The Rafu Shimpo is a prominent Japanese-American newspaper that has been serving the Japanese-American community in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas for many years. It was established in 1903 and has since become one of the oldest and most respected Japanese-language newspapers in the United States.

The newspaper was initially founded as a weekly publication, catering to the growing Japanese immigrant population in Southern California. Its name, 'Rafu Shimpo,' roughly translates to 'Los Angeles Daily News' in English, reflecting its focus on local news and events. Over the years, the Rafu Shimpo expanded its coverage to include news from Japan, as well as articles on a wide range of topics such as culture, community events, sports, politics, and more.

The Rafu Shimpo played a crucial role in preserving and promoting Japanese culture and heritage in the United States, especially during periods of discrimination and internment experienced by Japanese-Americans during World War II. It provided a platform for the community to stay informed, connected, and engaged during challenging times.

Throughout its long history, the Rafu Shimpo has adapted to changing media landscapes and technology advancements. It transitioned from a weekly publication to a daily newspaper and has also embraced digital platforms to reach a broader audience. Its commitment to quality journalism and its dedication to serving the Japanese-American community has made it a trusted source of information for generations.

Today, the Rafu Shimpo continues to be published both in print and online, delivering news, features, and editorials to readers in English and Japanese. It remains an influential and significant voice in the Japanese-American community, documenting the experiences, achievements, and issues that shape the lives of its readers.

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