Tuesday, September 18, 2007

[The Hankyoreh, September 14 2007] Pushing the media envelope

President Roh Moo-hyun is frequently in a state of tension with the nation's media, saying that it needs reform.

This time, the media, symbolized by the fountain pen tip on the car door, finds that, in the words of the driver, it has "Oops! gone too far" this time.

The daily Munhwa Ilbo is under fire for running nude photos of Shin Jeong-ah and all but directly suggesting they are evidence that she slept her way to get where she got in the academic world; that is, before serious allegations emerged that she had lied about her educational background by forging her diplomas.

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