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K-pop: shaped by fans and shaken by scandals: K-Pop has never been more popular. However, a recent string of high profile controversies including a rape conviction and two suicides have sullied the image of the Korean cultural export. Edward White talks to Patricia Nilsson about what makes a K-Pop...

K-pop: shaped by fans and shaken by scandals: K-Pop has never been more popular. However, a recent string of high profile controversies including a rape conviction and two suicides have sullied the image of the Korean cultural export. Edward White talks to Patricia Nilsson about what makes a K-Pop...

FromFT News in Focus


K-pop: shaped by fans and shaken by scandals: K-Pop has never been more popular. However, a recent string of high profile controversies including a rape conviction and two suicides have sullied the image of the Korean cultural export. Edward White talks to Patricia Nilsson about what makes a K-Pop...

FromFT News in Focus

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Length:
14 minutes
Released:
Feb 12, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode

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K-Pop has never been more popular. However, a recent string of high profile controversies including a rape conviction and two suicides have sullied the image of the Korean cultural export. Edward White talks to Patricia Nilsson about what makes a K-Pop star, why the singers are under so much pressure, and what the industry means to the country’s economy.Contributors: Edward White, Seoul correspondent and Patricia Nilsson, Media reporter. Producer: Persis Love For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Released:
Feb 12, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode