Tetsuya Honda
Jan 17, 2017

Three areas to watch in Japan's PR space

This year, Japan can look forward to progress in understanding social insights, new approaches to journalism, and the start of full-fledged preparations for the 2020 Olympics, says BlueCurrent's Tetsuya Honda.

Tetsuya Honda

I see three key trends emerging from a marketing and communications perspective in 2017. Firstly, there will probably be new approaches to capturing social insights. Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election fueled doubts about the accuracy of public opinion polls, with the Clinton camp and leading media outlets failing to grasp what white working class people were really thinking. Marketing surveys based on social perspectives are similarly problematic. In Japan, for example, we are seeing...

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