Doing the News in Korea
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About This Episode
News anchor Emma Kalka joins the show to share the happy accidents that led to her being the “Voice of KBS WORLD.”
- How to break into Korean English-language broadcasting and journalism.
- How does one produce an event magazine during COVID-19 when most events are cancelled?
- Where to find live indie music in Seoul.
- Getting drunk while watching Hamilton
- The Studio HBC
- Saturday nights
- Reactions to the suicide of Mayor Park Won-soon
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Barri Tsavaris is an international voiceover talent. She was the voice of the 2018 Winter Olympics. She’s known in Seoul as the “Queen of Textbooks.” And her voice welcomes countless passengers on Korea’s high-speed KTX train each day.
Convenience store chain GS25 has been in hot water for camping ads that feature what some claim are militant feminist symbols and coded messages. Is this just privileged men attacking the #metoo movement, or is something else going on here?
South Korea announced that residents who have been vaccinated inside the country don’t need to quarantine for two weeks when they enter the country. Is this the progress we’ve been waiting for?
PLUS–Inside poop on why F-2-7 visa holders can no longer own businesses.