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Local News Outlet’s Campaign to Support Myanmar Journalists Draws Active Participation

Local News Outlet’s Campaign to Support Myanmar Journalists Draws Active Participation

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A campaign launched by a South Korean news outlet to help journalists in Myanmar is drawing significant attention. OhmyNews, an Internet-based newspaper in South Korea, said that donations for the campaign that was launched in August to help the Myanmar press passed the 10 million won (US$8,354) mark on [...]

Three-quarters of Reporters Willing to Risk Being Sued to Serve Public Interest: Poll

Three-quarters of Reporters Willing to Risk Being Sued to Serve Public Interest: Poll

SEOUL, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — More than three-quarters of South Korean journalists are willing to report the news if it serves the public interest even at the risk of being sued, according to a poll released Tuesday. In the poll of 301 incumbent reporters conducted by the Korea Press Foundation (KPF) from Nov. 1-9, [...]