TV news reports on all stations seem to be inline with one another on information and data coming into their newsrooms. Immediately after something happens, whether it be another earthquake or aftershock, explosion or baby found, each station reports it almost simultaneously.
Stations broadcast the most recent earthquake action giving warnings for tsunamis.
Most stations on TV here in Japan have listed currently the total number of confirmed dead at between 1500 and 1800. However, on the Internet there are varying reports being issued.
Kyodo News is reporting that a town in Miyagi may be missing 9,500 people. Whether this is true or not remains to be seen.