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Lee Yoo Eun · May, 2011

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from May, 2011

South Korea: Students Protest Over High University Tuition

Thousands of students took to streets in protest last weekend, demanding the lawmakers and universities to lower high tuition. South Korea's one of the most influential citizen journalists, Media Mongu...

North Korea Claims They Developed Their Own Computers

North Korean state media claimed the country is developing it own PCs by showing the insides of a computer manufacturing facility. But technology experts found out that one of the...

South Korea: Social Media Controversy Surrounds Sports Broadcaster's Death

The suicide on May 23, 2011, of national television channel MBC sports announcer, Song Ji-seon in South Korea has sparked considerable controversy regarding social media in the country. South Korea...

South Korea: Protecting World Heritage Site from Construction Work

Local residents and activists have strongly protested against the government's plan to construct a naval base on the Jeju island, one of the World Heritage sites. Twitterer Kim Se-ri, an...

Korea: Is North Korea Behind Every Unsolved Cyber Attack?

A slew of fearsome reports on the North Korea's cyber attack capability recently came out in South Korea, and even on Fox News this week. The South Korean government concluded...

North Korea: Has Idolization of Kim Jong-Un Failed?

Whilst North Korean regime tries hard to apotheosize Kim Jong-un, report came out today claiming that most ordinary North Korean has no interest to the heir. The Free Radio for...

South Korea: Cartoons Commemorating the Gwangju Massacre on May 18

May 18 is the day a mass democratization movement took place in Gwangju city, South Korea. The military regime ruthlessly clamped down the movement and over a hundred innocent civilians...

South Korea: Clashes Surrounding Fur Fashion Show

South Korea's capital, Seoul city has told Italian fashion house Fendi to pull fur products from a fashion show scheduled for next month in Seoul as animal rights groups and...

South Korea: Blogger's Phone Review Deleted by Samsung

In South Korea, an influential blogger's review on a Samsung smartphone was removed due to pressure from the manufacturer. Internet users have harshly criticised the nation's biggest conglomerate, Samsung Electronics...

North Korea in the Grip of South Korean Soap Fever

South Korean soap operas have gained a huge popularity in North Korea nowadays, even to create new slang among teens, Hanciema posted on the new trends in one of the...

South Korea: Tweeters Helping Residents Suffering from Water Cut-off

As more than a half million residents in Gumi area in North Gyungsang Province have suffered from a water cut-off for over four days now, South Korean Tweeters went to...

South Korea: Photos of Buddha's Day Celebratory Lanterns

South Korean Tweeters celebrated the birthday of Buddha on April 10 by tweeting photos of lanterns displayed in the busy streets of Seoul. Traditionally, lotus lanterns are displayed in the...

North Korea: Japanese Drug Dealers Face Trial

Three Japanese nationals were caught for drug trafficking and counterfeiting money, North Korean state media revealed on April 4. One has already been expelled from the country while the others...

North Korea: Images Reveal Scale of Political Prison Camps

Amnesty International posted rare photos of North Korean political prison camps. It is believed that an estimated 200,000 people are held in the prison camp and living under unspeakably harsh...

South Korea: Police Raids Google Korea Over Location Data Collection

Google's Seoul office was raided on May 3 on suspicion that it had illegally collected location data without consent. Thom Craver summarized a series of conflicts Google had with Korean...

South Korea: Surprising Election, as Twitter Draws Youth to Polls

South Korea's ruling Grand National Party suffered a crushing defeat in by-elections on April 27, demonstrating a widespread yearning for change, and to many also heralding the power of Twitter...

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