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Japan's NHK will not cut fees amid ire over broadcaster's funding

Public TV station struggles to define its role in the age of the internet

NHK President Ryoichi Ueda, right, discusses the public broadcaster's new three-year plan Tuesday.

TOKYO -- NHK does not plan to reduce the fees paid by viewers to support the service for the next three years, citing the cost of expanding online programming and other measures meant to bring the public broadcaster into the modern age.

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