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The troubling case of the young Japanese reporter who worked herself to death - Washington Post

A young journalist's grueling work schedule — including a single month with 159 hours of overtime and just two days off — triggered the heart failure that killed her at age 31, Japanese labor regulators ruled. Authorities officially attributed Miwa ...and more »

Young Worker Clocked 159 Hours of Overtime in a Month. Then She Died. - New York Times

TOKYO — Miwa Sado, a young journalist for Japan's state-run broadcaster, spent the summer of 2013 frantically covering two local elections in Tokyo. Over the course of a month, she clocked 159 hours of overtime. She rarely took weekends off. She ...and more »

Young Japanese Reporter Died of 'Karoshi,' or Overwork, Broadcaster Says - NBCNews.com

Japanese public broadcaster NHK announced this week that one of its young reporters died of "karoshi," a Japanese term for overwork, renewing calls for labor reform in a nation where working long hours is prized. Miwa Sado died of congestive heart ...and more »

A 31-year-old's 'death from overwork' causes Japan to rethink work-life balance - Business Insider

The latest victim to be announced as a case of karoshi is 31-year-old Miwa Sado, who worked for the Japanese news network NHK and reportedly logged 159 overtime hours in one month before she died of heart failure in July 2013. She had taken just two ...and more »

Japanese reporter died after clocking 159 hours of overtime - CNNMoney

NHK said that labor officials had concluded that the 31-year-old political reporter died from heart failure caused by spending long hours on the job. Japan, known for its 'salaryman' culture and punishing work hours, has struggled for years to tackle ...and more »

Japanese woman 'dies from overwork' after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month - The Guardian

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country's public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork. Miwa Sado, who worked at the broadcaster's ...and more »

Woman in Japan dies from 'overwork,' a common cause of death in the nation - New York Daily News

Media worker Miwa Sado logged 159 hours of overtime in one month before she died of heart failure. A 31-year-old employee of Japan's public broadcaster, NHK, only took 2 days off during the July 2013 when she worked nearly double the hours considered ...and more »

Japanese woman dies from working too much after clocking up 159 hours overtime in a month - The Independent

A woman in Japan died from overwork after logging 159 hours of overtime in the month leading up to her death, labour inspectors have ruled. Miwa Sado, a political journalist at the country's national broadcaster, suffered heart failure in July 2013 ...and more »

Japanese woman dies after working 159 hours overtime - Stuff.co.nz

A political journalist in Japan died from overwork, her employer has revealed four years after her death. Miwa Sado died of congestive heart failure in 2013 after working 159 hours and 37 minutes of overtime in one month, her employer, the Japanese ...and more »

Journalist died after working for 159 hours, revamping Japan's work culture much needed - International Business Times, Singapore Edition

Office workers are reflected in a glass railing as they cross a street during lunch hour in Tokyo June 1, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD PACKAGE - SEARCH BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD SEPTEMBER 26 FOR ALL IMAGES Reuters. NHK ...and more »