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Naver to Overhaul News Platform amid Opinion Rigging Scandal

Naver to Overhaul News Platform amid Opinion Rigging Scandal

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator Naver Corp. said Wednesday it will stop editing news articles starting later this year amid mounting criticism over its neutrality in the wake of a sprawling online opinion rigging scandal. “Naver will stop editing news articles after the third quarter,” CEO Han Seong-sook told [...]

Experts Divided Over Comments Section Regulations

Experts Divided Over Comments Section Regulations

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean internet experts are voicing different opinions regarding regulations on the comments sections typically found on news websites following a recent online opinion rigging scandal. In the wake of the ‘Druking’ scandal, which involves politicians who are accused of rigging public opinion by using an automation program, some South [...]