VoA’s Steve Herman tweets:

Yomiuri: #Fukushima residents being shunned elsewhere in Japan – http://bit.ly/gwxPVV (in 日本語)

via Twitter / @Steve Herman: Yomiuri: #Fukushima reside ….

So, it now looks as though TEPCO’s policy of keeping their Fukushima workers out of the news and anonymous may not be a conspiracy to exploit the workers, but rather a protective measure, as my Japanese lady friends had suspected.