Japan PM's liberal newspaper critic is humbled by errors
Reuter's article. Western media is gradually becoming aware of their misconception.
Those familiar with the Asahi's internal debate said its executives appeared to have hoped that retraction of the articles, which had long left the paper vulnerable to criticism, would bolster their credibility in the debate on the broader issue of Japan's responsibility for the comfort women system. The paper is setting up a new panel of outside experts to examine its coverage of the comfort women issue. [...]