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Lee Yoo Eun · August, 2012

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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South Korea: K-Pop Video ‘Gangnam Style’ Goes Viral Internationally

29 August 2012

South Korean singer Psy's tune 'Gangnam Style' has gone viral internationally, with its YouTube video surpassing 70 million hits as of today. This has got many Koreans talking and the scope of such discussions vary from simple praise of Psy's success, reviews of his marketing and social media strategies, to a more detailed analysis of Koreans' deep-seated insecurity about their country.

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South Korea: Controversial Launch of Online Music Video Rating

20 August 2012

South Korean authorities have launched a new ratings system for music videos posted online. The new bill requires every music video (or promotional video) and even movie trailers to be rated prior to upload. Failure to comply could result in up to two years in prison or a hefty fine.

North Korea: First Lady Spotted With A Luxury, ‘Dior’ Handbag

9 August 2012

North Korea’s young first lady was pictured carrying what appears to be a Christian Dior handbag which costs around USD 1,600. While international media lashed hard at the luxury in the midst of food crisis where millions of North Koreans suffer from starvation, one net user in Sina English site raised a...

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