The NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute was founded in 1946 as the first facility for comprehensive research to be operated by a broadcasting station. Through research in various fields addressing the times and the issues of society, it strives to deepen and enrich the quality of broadcasting culture.
Summaries and reports of the Institute's research and surveys in English.
Analyzing Japanese TV Subtitles for Foreign Athletes Interviews and Their Expected Roles in “Olympic Stories”
Expanding Public Service Broadcasting
From the ISSP Survey on National Identity
A Weakening Bond (kiꜜzuna) and a Growing Bond (kizuna)
From the November 2016 Nationwide Survey on Individual Audience Ratings
From the 2016 Survey on Japanese Political Awareness after the House of Councillors Election (1)
Towards the Future of Research on Archives
The BBC’s Accountability Reflected in Newswatch—A Program That Introduces Viewers’ Complaints
How to Reflect the “Words with Variants” in the New Dictionary
Survey and research publications produced by the Institute.
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