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Lee Yoo Eun

Multimedia journalist/ Web producer/Entrepreneur

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun

Why Is It Such a Controversy to Start the School Day at 9am in South Korea?

Some schools in South Korea have adopted a new "9am late-start system," provoking a nationwide debate about reforming the way children are educated and mature.

Pope Francis’ New Wheels Cause a Stir in South Korea

Pope Francis' inaugural visit to South Korea caused a media frenzy, thanks in part to scenes of the pontiff riding around in a Kia, instead of a bulletproof sedan.

Hollywood Studios Sue 15 South Koreans for Subtitling Their TV Shows Without Permission

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?

Seoul Says No to Uber, But Don't Put Down Your Mobile Just Yet

Seoul is banning Uber and planning to release its own mobile app for taxi services. Who wins from such a move?

South Korean TV Reporters Apologize for Their Flawed Ferry Coverage

Young journalists for KBS (Korea Broadcasting System) have confessed that their ferry disaster reports were biased and too pro-government.

South Korea's Late-Night Gaming Ban for Kids Ruled Constitutional

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?

South Koreans Accuse Government of Botching Ferry Response

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.

28 Dead, 268 Still Missing in South Korean Ferry Sinking

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.

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