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· May, 2014

Stories about South Korea from May, 2014

South Korean TV Reporters Apologize for Their Flawed Ferry Coverage

Young journalists for KBS (Korea Broadcasting System) have confessed that their ferry disaster reports were biased and too pro-government.

South Korea: Subway Crash, in the Wake of Ferry Disaster

Specter of China Loomed Over Obama's Asian Tour

Many interpreted the U.S. president's actions on his much-ballyhooed "pivot to Asia" as a not-so-subtle message to China.

South Korea: Stunning Sand Animation Video about Ferry Disaster

South Korea's Late-Night Gaming Ban for Kids Ruled Constitutional

A law that prohibits kids from playing online games at night was declared constitutional. How will it affect the game industry, students' rights and net freedom?

GV Face: Too “Asian” to Evacuate? South Korea's Ferry Tragedy and Culture Blaming

Stubborn stereotypes about South Koreans prevail in much of the reporting on a capsized ferry that led to the deaths of more than 200 young people. Were they too "obedient"?

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