Oct 24

Articles by JET journalist Patrick St Michel featured in The Atlantic

Current Mie JET Patrick St. Michel has two articles currently featured in The Atlantic online. “The 48 Japanese Schoolgirls Aiming to Take Over the World” – The global ambitions of J-Pop group AKB48 “How Korean Pop Conquered Japan” Click here to read other writings by Patrick featured on JETwit.  

Mar 11

Japan Times article on AJET report on disaster preparedness

Great article written by a JET alum journalist Patrick St Michel. Clarify Your Role, Prepare Before a Disaster Strikes http://www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2014/03/09/issues/clarify-your-role-prepare-before-a-disaster-strikes/#.Ux8Vc2RATDk When she first arrived in Japan from Ireland in 2008, Sarah Hickey was mostly concerned with adjusting to her new life in Fukushima Prefecture. The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme placed her in Iwaki, […]

May 9

Burger King Japan’s “Meat Monster” reviewed by JET writer for Esquire Magazine

Current Mie JET Patrick St. Michel shared the below about his recent “Meat Monster” review in Esquire Magazine, which JETwit believes is very much worth your time to read. An Unexpected Burger Benefit of Life in Japan Posted by Patrick St. Michel (Mie-ken, 2009-present). Having now lived in Japan for nearly two years, I’ve discovered […]

Oct 6

JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘Perfume’s “GAME”’

By Greg Beck (Hiroshima-ken, 2006-11) for JQ magazine. Greg is a writer, producer, home brewer, and Social Coordinator for JETAA Southern California and Arizona. A former news producer for Tokyo Broadcasting System in New York, he currently works freelance in Los Angeles. For more cinema reviews, follow him on Twitter at @CIRBECK #MovieReview. If you […]

Nov 14

Japan Times article on ALTs and discipline in the classroom

Thanks to AJET Chair Kay Makishi for bringing this to JETwit’s attention.  Notably, in addition to the current JET who is quoted, Aaron Miller (Ehime-ken, 2002-04) is also quoted in connection with his recently published book on discipline in the Japanese education system and the writer of the article is a current JET.  On a related note, a […]

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