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Lee Yoo Eun · November, 2013

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from November, 2013

South Korea: Ordinary Citizen's Extraordinary Feat in Revealing Election Manipulation

Twitter user @zarodream has been receiving congratulatory messages from fellow South Korean Tweeters for providing crucial leads in unraveling the spy agency's election manipulation activities done via Twitter. According to interview [ko], @zarodream,...

South Korea Retaliates Against Outspoken Catholic Priest with ‘Pro-North’ Accusations

A Catholic priest vocal in his criticism against South Korea's president over her government's electioneering scandal has been branded a 'pro-North Korea sympathizer' and is under investigation.

Is South Korea Encouraging Portal Sites to Self-Censor?

The South Korean government has announced plans to allow large portal sites to censor or delete user comments that are deemed libelous or slanderous.

South Korea: Suffering of the Sacrificial ‘Wide Goose Fathers’

‘Wide Goose Father’ is a commonly-used term in South Korea referring to sacrificial fathers who send their wife and children abroad for better education, but themselves remain in South Korea...

South Koreans in US Hold Candlelight Vigil Over Spy Agency Scandal

South Koreans living in the United States held a candlelight vigil in Times Square, New York, denouncing the state spy agency's interference with the latest presidential election. @Metempirics posted photos...

Largest South Korean Church's Embezzlement Scandal Just Got Worse

"Does this sound to you like something a pastor would do? Or more like a cult leader?"

South Koreans Furious Over Never-Ending Crappy Soap Opera

Although K-drama (South Korean soap opera) seems doing well internationally, South Koreans’ discontent and complaints on its repeated patterns and cliched scenarios and characters are bubbling under. Recently, as major...

North Korean Tablet Debuts on eBay, But Under Suspicion of Pirating Angry Birds

North Korea’s recently-launched Android-based tablet, Samjiyon appeared on eBay, listed by a Canadian account with a shipping location of Yanji in China. North Korea Tech blog also reports that the...

South Korean Media Whitewashes President's European Trip

South Korean President had her first trip to Europe. Korean media lavishly praised her fashion sense and language skills, but didn't report on anything of substance.

South Korea: An Interactive Timeline of the Spy Agency Election Manipulation Scandal

A special webpage ‘NIS 2012‘ [ko] was set up by savvy net users to host an interactive timeline explaining how the NIS (National Intelligence Service)’ election manipulation scandal has unfolded over...

South Korean Net Users’ Donation to Villagers Fighting Against Power Line

Clashes continue to intensify in small South Korean village Miryang as senior villagers resist the government's decision to impose electrical power lines across their land, saying they will fight to the...

South Koreans in Europe Protest Spy Agency Scandal

Protests have continued against South Korea's spy agency who allegedly interfered with the latest presidential election and manipulated public opinion to tip the scales in favor of current president Park...

Women's Magazines in Korea Don't Show Korean Cover Girls

It took ten years for women's magazine Allure's Korean edition to finally have a Korean cover model. James Turnbull explains in the Grand Narrative blog that the reason lies in Korean...

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