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South Korea: Samsung Sues Newspaper Over Negative Report

Written by Lee Yoo Eun On 12 April 2014 @ 13:10 pm | No Comments

In East Asia, Economics & Business, English, Freedom of Speech, Korean, LANGUAGES, Media & Journalism, Quick Reads, South Korea, Technology, TOPICS, TYPE, WORLD

South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched a lawsuit against a local IT newspaper for publishing an unfavorable report. Marmot's Hole blog wrote [1] about how things developed and the repercussion of Samsung's response to negative press coverage. Some of the highlights read;

I’d caution Samsung that in terms of PR, lawsuits of this sort often cause more harm than good[…] To make matters worse, a story at AppleInsider compares the Korean electronics giant rather unfavorably to the Cupertino Fruit Company, which—assuming the report is true—almost never sues newspapers/blogs despite the countless groundless rumors that accompany the release of just about every iPhone model.

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[1] wrote: http://www.rjkoehler.com/2014/04/11/samsung-sues-newspaper-over-report-on-galaxy-5/

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