Monday, August 04, 2008

[The Hankyoreh, July 11 2008] Former YTN union leader on hunger strike over appointment of new president

Appointee is former Lee Myung-bak aide who could taint the news station’s neutrality, union leader says

Former YTN union leader Hyeon Deok-su started a hunger strike two days ago to protest against the assignment of Gu Bon-hong as president of the 24-hour news channel. Gu was an aide to President Lee Myung-bak during his presidential campaign.

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