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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 »

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

Fate of media worker Miwa Sado, 31, piles pressure on authorities to address large number of deaths linked to labour practices. Japanese firm fined token sum after woman died from overwork · Justin McCurry in Tokyo. Thu 5 Oct 2017 03.11 EDT Last ...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 »

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 Government: Political Reporter Was Worked to Death - EHS Today

Miwa Sado, a 31-year-old political reporter for NHK, Japan's public broadcasting network, died of heart failure in her home in July 2013. She was found in bed by a friend, holding her cell phone. NHK revealed in an Oct. 4 news story that Sado had ...and more »

NHK reveals reporter's 'karoshi' in 2013 after grueling OT - Asahi Shimbun

More than three years after the official ruling, Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) disclosed on the air on Oct. 4 that the death of one of its reporters in 2013 of heart failure was blamed on overwork. The admission will likely refuel calls for a halt to ...and more »

This 31-year-old Japanese journalist died holding a phone after working 159 hours of overtime in a month - Business Insider

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 »

Japanese Woman Dies After Working Almost Nonstop for Month - Newser

(Newser) – Japanese reporter Miwa Sado averaged five hours of overtime per day during a month in the summer of 2013 while covering Tokyo metropolitan government elections as well as a national House of Councillors election. It all proved too much.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 »