Susumu Shimoyama

Susumu Shimoyama is a guest professor in Policy Management at Keio University. Prior to his current position, he was the executive editor of the Japanese publishing company BungeiShunju between 2006 and 2019. He was an International Reporting Fellow at Columbia Journalism School in the early 1990s, where he authored the paper, “The Demise of Investigative Journalism in American newspapers,” which was published as a book in Japan. Since 2006, as an editor in chief of the publishing division of BungeiShunju, he published many nonfiction books by both Japanese authors and non-Japanese authors including David Halberstam. Books edited by him have won the Oya Soichi Nonfiction Award four times, a prize given to the best nonfiction book of the year. He also authored “Media Survival: How Reuters, Bloomberg and Nikkei Have Competed and Developed Global Financial Market” in 2002. He is currently working on his third book, “Media in 2050,” which will be published in 2019.