Improper remark by broadcasting company chairperson repeated at meeting 

March 9, 2016

At the meeting on March 9 where the NHK (Japan Broadcasting Company) budget for the next fiscal year starting this April was discussed,  NHK Chairperson Momii Katsuto made a remark in response using a disparaging word regarding Deaf/deaf people. 

He apologized immediately and mentioned that he would cancel his remark.
Momii has used the same word on the different topics at the House of Representatives Director Committee on February 23 and withdrawn his comment.

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