Ryoko Yonekura in a still from The Journalist, a compelling Japanese political drama on Netflix about a government scandal. Photo: Netflix
Ryoko Yonekura in a still from The Journalist, a compelling Japanese political drama on Netflix about a government scandal. Photo: Netflix
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Netflix drama review: The Journalist – Japanese series about the uncovering of a government scandal is fun to watch, albeit merely scratching the surface of its material

  • Based on a 2019 film of the same name, this series adaptation follows an intrepid reporter who clashes with the powers-that-be embroiled in political corruption
  • The Journalist should be applauded for its take on Japanese politics – but the show has a tendency to oversimplify and its lead character suffers as a result

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Ryoko Yonekura in a still from The Journalist, a compelling Japanese political drama on Netflix about a government scandal. Photo: Netflix
Ryoko Yonekura in a still from The Journalist, a compelling Japanese political drama on Netflix about a government scandal. Photo: Netflix
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