November 11, 2022
South Korea’s President Yoon Criticized for Banning Broadcaster From Plane
By Kim Tong-Hyung
MBC, the broadcaster at the center of an earlier “hot mic” scandal, was barred from joining the press pool traveling with Yoon to Southeast Asia.
September 30, 2022
President Yoon’s Office and Party Threaten South Korean Broadcaster
By Mitch Shin
Days after using “freedom” 21 times in his debut at the U.N. General Assembly, Yoon is now harming the freedom of press in his country.
November 17, 2021
How South Korea Is Attempting to Tackle Fake News
By Hyejin Kim
South Korea is attempting to deal with the now-universal issue of disinformation. So why did its draft bill attract such fierce criticism?
August 26, 2021
The Trouble With South Korea’s ‘Fake News’ Law
By James Constant
South Korea may be the only liberal democracy using a “fake news” law to target large traditional media companies.
October 26, 2018
Should South Korea Be Worried About Media Freedom?
By Tae-jun Kang
Despite gains under Moon Jae-in, some more ominous recent signs have advocates worried.