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A popular online joke last week went something like this: “The leaders of South Korea and Moon Jae-in came to New York.” While the band’s global popularity is unmistakable, the fact that members of a Korean pop band were on the floor of the United Nations addressing world leaders remains no less surprising. The band was reprising its…

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Region: Asia

October 4, 2021

History, politics, and geopolitics are ever-present in Northeast Asia - and they are increasingly part of the media landscape. The controversy surrounding the Chinese war movie “The Sacrifice” is only the most recent reminder. Produced to commemorate the anniversary of Beijing’s unofficial entry into the Korean War, the film depicts the last large-scale Chinese offensive…

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Region: Asia

September 29, 2021

As the world becomes more globalized, culture is not only being exchanged, integrated, and fused but also returned in a new form. Korean fried chicken is an example of how an American dish became transformed in Korea and returned to the United States. Fried chicken was introduced to Korea through American troops stationed in the…

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Region: Asia, North America

August 26, 2021

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, South Korean music studios adapted to the public health crisis by moving K-pop concerts online. Building on the initial success of these online concerts, Korean entertainment giant CJ ENM aims to deliver an even more ambitious service to a global audience and potentially break into the platform industry…

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Region: Asia

August 19, 2021