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Nikkei Asian Review takes top prize in breaking news in regional journalism award

Asian Media Awards recognize reporting on Nissan-Renault tensions ahead of Ghosn's arrest

The Nikkei Asian Review was recognized by a global publishing organization for its coverage of tensions between Nissan and Renault ahead of Carlos Ghosn's arrest.

TOKYO -- Nikkei Asian Review was honored with the top prize for breaking news at the Asian Media Awards from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, or WAN-IFRA, for "After Ghosn -- Nissan and Renault wrestle for control of their shared auto empire" (Dec. 3-9, 2018, issue), a deeply reported account of the tensions between Nissan and Renault ahead of Carlos Ghosn's arrest.

Written by senior staff writer Akito Tanaka, the article explored the behind-the-scenes power struggle between Nissan and Renault that burst into view on Nov. 19, when former Chairman Ghosn was detained by police at Tokyo's Haneda Airport.

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