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Viral photos of Fukushima win media attention abroad, criticism from some in Japan

By Nevin Thompson After an aspiring professional photographer from Malaysia claimed to have snuck into the Fukushima exclusion zone, his images went viral. Then the social media backlash began. The story is an example of the general fascination that surrounds the name “Fukushima” following the March 2011 nuclear disaster, the sense of entitlement some non-Japanese visitors feel when spending time […]