File -- The newsroom of NHK, a Japanese broadcaster widely considered as the country’s most authoritative news source, in Tokyo, Oct. 23, 2012. Miwa Sado, a journalist for NHK, clocked 159 hours of overtime over the course of a month, then she died - the latest high-profile example of karoshi, or “death from overwork.” Kosuke Okahara The New York Times
File -- The newsroom of NHK, a Japanese broadcaster widely considered as the country’s most authoritative news source, in Tokyo, Oct. 23, 2012. Miwa Sado, a journalist for NHK, clocked 159 hours of overtime over the course of a month, then she died - the latest high-profile example of karoshi, or “death from overwork.” Kosuke Okahara The New York Times

This young worker clocked 159 hours of overtime in a month. Then she died.

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