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Freedom of Expression in South Korea

Haggard, Stephan; You, Jong-Sung


South Korea is widely considered a consolidated democracy, but there is growing evidence that freedom of expression in South Korea has lagged behind that of comparable Asian countries and that it has deteriorated since 2008. Freedom House downgraded South Korea’s “freedom of the press” status from “free” to “partly free” in 2010 and other international reports also raised concerns on the status of freedom of expression in the country. We identify five problems that have contributed to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Contemporary Asia
DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2014.947310


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