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Lee Yoo Eun · August, 2012

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from August, 2012

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

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...

South Korea: Controversial Launch of Online Music Video Rating

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...

Korean Protester Being Chased and Beaten by Japanese Right Wing Groups and Gangsters

At this year's Korean Independence day, a Korean guy held a one-man protest at the Yasukuni shrine in Japan, a symbolic and controversial place for worshiping war criminals from the...

Hollywood's Next Go-To Enemies: North Korea and China

North Korea Tech blog wrote about leaked movie scripts and photos of Hollywood's upcoming movies which Chinese media denounced as ‘reshoots of Cold War movie demonizing China’.

South Korea: President's Unprecedented Visit to Disputed Islands a Smokescreen?

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak made an unprecedented and highly controversial visit to the Dokdo islands. However, skepticism and suspicion grow strong in the Korean Twittersphere, with many calling the...

South Korean President Made an Unprecedented Visit to Disputed Dokdo Islands

South Korean President, Lee Myung-bak visited Dokdo (or Takeshima in Japanese) islands, sparking international media frenzy. Lee would be the first South Korean leader to visit the disputed islands which...

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

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...

South Korea: Driving Force and Little-Known Facts Behind its Olympic Success

The Korea and the World blog published a detailed analysis on South Korea's good results in the 2012 London Olympics, pointing out Koreans’ strong patriotism as one of the main reasons for success.

South Korea: Mass Firing of TV Writers from Investigative Program

Although an unprecedentedly long strike by workers from South Korea's largest TV network, MBC, officially ended in mid-July, complaints and anger has yet again resurfaced after the network fired every...

Funny Image of How Australian Newspaper Distinguishes Two Koreas

The 101 Great Goals site shared a scanned image showing how an Australian newspaper distinguishes two Koreas in its Olympics medal table. One was referred as ‘nice’ Korea, while other was named...

Seven Months after AP opened its North Korea Bureau

The Columbia Journalism Review(CJR)'s Behind the News published a post on AP's challenges in launching a news bureau in one of the most reclusive countries in the world, North Korea.

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