News Engagement Day

Tuesday, Oct. 4, will be News Engagement Day. Started by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2014, it’s an “effort to make engaging with news a national priority.” As a college professor and former working journalist, I usually find few students in my classes who say they regularly keep up with the […]

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Korea’s Court Upholds New Media Bills

A quick scan of The Korea Times on Friday brought some related stories to my attention. South Korea’s Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that the package of highly controversial media reform bills that passed Parliament this summer are valid. The Times quoted the Yonhap News Agency’s report that the reform bills “eliminate ownership restrictions in […]

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An Effort to Stop Korea’s Media Reforms

The political hubbub over South Korea’s highly controversial media reform legislation continued on Thursday. Just one day after a series of brawls on parliament’s floor (see my previous post for a link to that video), Korea’s Democratic Party (the current opposition party) is working to nullify revisions that were approved on Wednesday. Here’s one of […]

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