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September 19, 1996 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
People moving into apartments in this city's burgeoning suburbs can count on an unorthodox source of help: newspaper deliverymen so desperate to snare new subscribers that they will even help carry boxes to curry favor with potential customers. Subscribers can also expect lavish gifts such as exercise machines and satellite dishes. Anyone who who declines is likely to find a newspaper--or five--waiting on the doorstep just the same.
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September 19, 1996 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
People moving into apartments in this city's burgeoning suburbs can count on an unorthodox source of help: newspaper deliverymen so desperate to snare new subscribers that they will even help carry boxes to curry favor with potential customers. Subscribers can also expect lavish gifts such as exercise machines and satellite dishes. Anyone who who declines is likely to find a newspaper--or five--waiting on the doorstep just the same.
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NEWS
December 5, 1987 | From Reuters
About 200 youth members of the ruling party stormed the building of an influential newspaper on Friday, charging that it was trying to sabotage the party's presidential campaign, newspaper officials said. The Democratic Justice Party activists occupied the newsroom at the Dong-a Ilbo in an hourlong protest, they said. A photographer was roughed up and his camera smashed and film seized.
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July 26, 1994 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To punish him for visiting Pyongyang to express condolences on the death of North Korean leader Kim Il Sung, the South Korean government Monday revoked the license of Bo Hi Pak to serve as publisher of the Seoul-based Segye Times newspaper and six magazines. It was the first time a South Korean government has ordered a publisher ousted for political reasons since former President Roh Tae Woo pledged to end authoritarian rule in 1987.
NEWS
May 4, 1988 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Two months ago, Koh Jong Sok, 29, quit a $1,600-a-month reporter's job with an established South Korean newspaper to go to work at $475 a month for a newspaper that will publish its first edition May 15. Koh is excited despite the pay cut. His job with the new paper, Hankyoreh, will be to head a staff of five reporters doing nothing but monitoring mass media coverage and the government's press policy. No other newspaper or magazine in South Korea has attempted such a task.
NEWS
July 26, 1994 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To punish him for visiting Pyongyang to express condolences on the death of North Korean leader Kim Il Sung, the South Korean government Monday revoked the license of Bo Hi Pak to serve as publisher of the Seoul-based Segye Times newspaper and six magazines. It was the first time a South Korean government has ordered a publisher ousted for political reasons since former President Roh Tae Woo pledged to end authoritarian rule in 1987.
NEWS
April 2, 1991 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the Hankyoreh Shinmun was established in May, 1988, no one doubted that it would become a strong anti-Establishment voice--if the government permitted it to survive. More than 60 of its initial 144 reporters had been purged from journalism in 1975 and 1980 by President Roh Tae Woo's predecessors. Thirty others quit jobs at established newspapers and took pay cuts of more than 50% in exchange for the greater freedom that the Hankyoreh paper promised.
NEWS
June 18, 1991 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Look at Lee Bu Young's life and you can see why South Korea has developed a seemingly permanent "dissident class." He started out majoring in political science at the elite Seoul National University and then joining the country's most prestigious newspaper, the Dong-A, after graduation. Had fate not intervened, Lee mused the other day, "I might have been an editorial writer by now."
NEWS
November 24, 1987 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
An undisclosed poll conducted by a major Seoul daily newspaper found that both of the liberal opposition critics of the authoritarian government of President Chun Doo Hwan have taken a lead in the capital over Roh Tae Woo, Chun's hand-picked nominee for the Dec. 16 presidential election. Results of the poll were obtained by The Times on the condition that the Seoul newspaper not be named. The survey was conducted Nov.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1999
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NEWS
June 18, 1991 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Look at Lee Bu Young's life and you can see why South Korea has developed a seemingly permanent "dissident class." He started out majoring in political science at the elite Seoul National University and then joining the country's most prestigious newspaper, the Dong-A, after graduation. Had fate not intervened, Lee mused the other day, "I might have been an editorial writer by now."
NEWS
April 2, 1991 | SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the Hankyoreh Shinmun was established in May, 1988, no one doubted that it would become a strong anti-Establishment voice--if the government permitted it to survive. More than 60 of its initial 144 reporters had been purged from journalism in 1975 and 1980 by President Roh Tae Woo's predecessors. Thirty others quit jobs at established newspapers and took pay cuts of more than 50% in exchange for the greater freedom that the Hankyoreh paper promised.
NEWS
May 4, 1988 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Two months ago, Koh Jong Sok, 29, quit a $1,600-a-month reporter's job with an established South Korean newspaper to go to work at $475 a month for a newspaper that will publish its first edition May 15. Koh is excited despite the pay cut. His job with the new paper, Hankyoreh, will be to head a staff of five reporters doing nothing but monitoring mass media coverage and the government's press policy. No other newspaper or magazine in South Korea has attempted such a task.
NEWS
December 5, 1987 | From Reuters
About 200 youth members of the ruling party stormed the building of an influential newspaper on Friday, charging that it was trying to sabotage the party's presidential campaign, newspaper officials said. The Democratic Justice Party activists occupied the newsroom at the Dong-a Ilbo in an hourlong protest, they said. A photographer was roughed up and his camera smashed and film seized.
NEWS
November 24, 1987 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
An undisclosed poll conducted by a major Seoul daily newspaper found that both of the liberal opposition critics of the authoritarian government of President Chun Doo Hwan have taken a lead in the capital over Roh Tae Woo, Chun's hand-picked nominee for the Dec. 16 presidential election. Results of the poll were obtained by The Times on the condition that the Seoul newspaper not be named. The survey was conducted Nov.
WORLD
December 26, 2002 | Barbara Demick, Times Staff Writer
When Lee Jin Ju pauses to think about the nuclear crisis brewing over the Korean peninsula, she knows exactly whom she fears. "George Bush," replies the 22-year-old accounting student without missing a beat. "He's a war maniac." Lee doesn't like North Korea's Kim Jong Il much, either. "But we're not afraid of him. He's a Korean like us. Even if he does get the bomb, he's not going to use it against us."
NEWS
July 13, 1995 | MICHAEL QUINTANILLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dennis Schatzman, a Los Angeles Sentinel reporter and columnist covering the double murder trial of O.J. Simpson, says he doesn't buy into the justice system's creed of innocent until proven guilty. "In this country a black man is presumed guilty until proven innocent," said Schatzman while waiting in line at the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Building for his courtroom pass. And his reporting reflects that belief.
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