How Bad Communication Is Undermining Japan’s Crisis Response – David S. Abraham – International – The Atlantic

No doubt, the Japanese people are resilient. A mix of perseverance and a resignation to fate has allowed them to look beyond often dangerous uncertainties. But as the tragedy continues to unfold, the lack of clear information could undermine social cohesion the longer that nuclear and seismic uncertainty continues. I become more concerned about the country’s fate because of the government’s inability to convey accurate information, which is occurring for four main reasons.