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Steve McClure

Freelance Journalist
Mr. McClure is a Tokyo-based freelance journalist and broadcaster. In 1998, he published Nippon Pop, the first English-language book on Japanese pop music. In 2005, he helped establish nippop.com, the internet's leading source of information about Japanese music. Until 2008, McClure was Billboard's Asia Bureau Chief. In May 2009, he launched "McClure’s Asia Music News," a digital newsletter and website covering the Asian music industries.
Global Japan
NOV 11, 2011

New Leaders Needed for Japan’s Rebirth

The first ever G1 Global Conference centered on an important issue in post-Tohoku Earthquake Japan: Who will lead?

Global Japan
NOV 11, 2011

Achieving the Right Balance in Asia

What will China’s role be in the geopolitical landscape moving forward? How will it impact the rest of Asia and the world?

Global Japan
NOV 11, 2011

New Media Promise, New Japan

Japan’s massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, were instantly followed by a tidal wave of traffic on Twitter. New media can – and should – play a crucial role in helping Japan become a less insular and more open nation.