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S. Korean YouTubers Masquerade as Detectives

S. Korean YouTubers Masquerade as Detectives

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A new phenomenon in South Korea is attracting much attention as YouTubers who broadcast live on the Internet often discover crime scenes or help arrest suspects. Some even say that YouTubers act as quasi-police officers or private detectives when law enforcement agencies are not on the ball. YouTuber ‘KKongji’ [...]

Englishman’s YouTube Channel on Korean Food Gains Increasing Popularity

Englishman’s YouTube Channel on Korean Food Gains Increasing Popularity

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — For English YouTuber Joshua Carrott, Korean food is the key source of inspiration for his YouTube creation intended to bridge two different cultures. He is the host of the sensational YouTube channel, “Korean Englishman,” better known as “Yongguk Namja” in Korean. “Of all Korean culture, Korean food is the [...]

YouTube Video Brings Miracle to a Tteokbokki Stand in Busan

YouTube Video Brings Miracle to a Tteokbokki Stand in Busan

BUSAN, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — ‘Youngkukine’, what was once an obscure snack seller at the traditional Geumjeong Market in Busan, has now become a popular attraction among local and overseas visitors alike largely due to the massive power of YouTube. What used to be a hole in the wall for local kids and neighbouring [...]

YouTuber Now Among Top 10 Occupations Desired by Elementary Students: Survey

YouTuber Now Among Top 10 Occupations Desired by Elementary Students: Survey

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — YouTuber is now one of the 10 occupations most desired by South Korean elementary school students, while scientist has been pushed out of the top 10, a government survey showed Thursday. In the survey of thousands of young students by government agencies earlier this year, professional athlete replaced teacher [...]

CJ O Shopping Beckons Youngsters with Variety Show Style Programs

CJ O Shopping Beckons Youngsters with Variety Show Style Programs

SEOUL, Mar. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ O Shopping is expanding its variety show style programs in an effort to attract younger viewers. The major South Korean TV shopping channel announced on Thursday a number of new ‘media commerce’ programs scheduled to air at midnight during the week. The term ‘media commerce’ refers to the collaboration [...]