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Lee Yoo Eun · March, 2011

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from March, 2011

Tensions Between Korea and Japan Intensified Over Territorial Conflict

South Koreans have expressed deep regret over the Japanese government’s decision to endorse middle school textbooks that defined Dokdo island as part of its territory. Reflecting people's anger, Korea's power Twitterer and bestselling novelist, Lee Oi-soo (@oisoo)...

South Korea: Application for Radiation Levels Checkup

As minuscule amounts of radioactive iodine and cesium have been detected in South Korean atmosphere, intensifying the already heightened fear over Japan's nuclear crisis, South Korean web developers debuted an...

South Korea: Controversial Memoir Mixes Art, Sex and Politics

An art curator who shocked South Korea with her fake Yale diploma and government connections released a memoir on March 22, 2011, rocking the nation once again with her revelations....

Japan: Hoarding Water in Wake of Radiation Fears

South Korea's blogger/citizen news site, Wikitree posted a photo sent by a Japanese net user which shows people hoarding bottled water in big supermarket chains in Tokyo, reflecting heightened fears...

South Korea: Special Parking Lot for Pregnant Women

In South Korea, a local district office had received rare compliments from net users with their women-friendly policy. The Yeongi country office had created a special parking lot saved for...

South Korea: Students Arrested for Breaking Security Law

Three members of a college study group were taken into police custody for violating the National Security Law. While the student claimed the group a purely academic one, the police...

South Korea: Real-time Checkup on Nuclear Radiation Levels

A South Korea's IT company has set up a special web page [ko] which gives real-time data on nuclear radiation levels. The website enlists major cities’ radiation levels by coalescing...

South Korea: Old Feuds Forgotten as Koreans React to Japan Quake

Forgetting old feuds between the two countries, South Korean bloggers and tweeps have expressed both deep concern and support for Japan in its time of crisis. Harsh criticisms meanwhile have...

Old Feud Lost During Disaster, Korean Responses to Japan Quake

Korean's old feud against Japanese colonization rule has momentarily lost, as more reports came out revealing the aftermath of Japan's disastrous earthquake, @pebmedia tweeted the link [en] that aggregated Korean...

Quake in Japan: Tokyo Tower Bent by Quake

Twitter @tomoakiyama posted a photo of Tokyo Tower, one of Japan's famous landmarks which appears to be bent by strong earthquake.

Photos of Quake in Japan, by Tweeps

South Korea’s citizen media, Wiki Tree posted photos [ko] of quake in Japan, sent by Tweeters.

South Korea: Blurred Photos of Diplomatic Officials who Fell for Chinese Spy Woman

A spy scandal in Shanghai has rocked South Korean Twitosphere. Two Korean diplomatic officials have been involved in a three way sexual relationship with a Chinese woman spy. Net users...

South Korea: Suicide Actress's Memoirs Claim Sex Exploitation

South Korean netizens are busy discussing deceased actress Ja-Yeon Jang's memoirs, which contain claims that she was a victim of career-related sexual exploitation. The struggling 26-year-old actress who committed suicide...

South Korea: Jang's Sexual Service List Brought Up Again

Korean net users are buzzing angry as the so-called Jang Ja-yeon's list has resurfaced. Actress Ja-yeon Jang, before committing suicide in 2009, left letters revealing the identities of 31 powerful...

South Korea: Battling Against Foreign Finance's Encroachment

Korea Exchange Bank employees and civil rights activists have taken to the streets of Seoul to protest against the encroachment of foreign finance on Korean financial turf. Korean net users...

South Korea: Tweet Petitions Filed to Defend Trade Unionist at Risk of Being Deported

The Amnesty International Korea bureau has filed tweet petitions against the Korean Justice department's decision to deport Michel Catuira, the president of the Seoul-Gyeonggi-Incheon Migrants’ Trade Union (MTU). (Read more...

South Korea: Mapping Burial Grounds

South Korean net users have created a Google map listing where the culled cattle were buried. South Korean government dumped about a quarter of its herd on numerous spots throughout the country to slow down its worst...

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