Stories about South Korea
7 August 2014
South Korean subtitlers were sued by Hollywood studios for their translation of popular TV shows. Is there any talking points missing from Western media report?
29 July 2014
15 May 2014
Young journalists for KBS (Korea Broadcasting System) have confessed that their ferry disaster reports were biased and too pro-government.
6 May 2014
3 May 2014
A law that prohibits kids from playing online games at night was declared constitutional. How will it affect the game industry, students' rights and net freedom?
2 May 2014
Stubborn stereotypes about South Koreans prevail in much of the reporting on a capsized ferry that led to the deaths of more than 200 young people. Were they too "obedient"?
29 April 2014
It's been 14 days since the Sewol ferry capsized, and 205 people are confirmed dead. Politicians taking advantage of the calamity and media inaccuracy have fueled anger in South Korea.
23 April 2014
18 April 2014
A South Korean ferry heading to a resort island sank with hundreds of passengers. The captain and crew evacuated early, well before most of the passengers.
7 April 2014
A satirist and prominent social critic has returned to the airwaves in South Korea after being acquitted on charges of defaming the president.