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101 Top South Korean News Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korean based News companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the News industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Korean News Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Asian Boss

Asian Boss

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Asian Boss is a new media company that delivers the latest social news and cultural trends from all over Asia.

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SMARTSTUDY

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SmartStudy is a global entertainment company. We make high-quality animated and gaming content such as Pinkfong and Monster Super League.

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bookjam

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Bookjam is a e-book publisher based in Seoul, Korea.

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Push News

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Push News provides accurate and rapid securities news and stock information.

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Brave Company

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Brave Company is an internet publishing company.

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Yello Digital Marketing

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Yello Digital Marketing is a total media platform.

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Entcrowd

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Performance facilitation platform.

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Red-rabbit

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Red-rabbit is a Korean sports media coverage service provider.

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Fingertouch

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Fingertouch is digital media company specializing in interactive digital media signage.

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CBS

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CBS provides major news in real-time through cool images and videos.

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Korea Times

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The Korea Times is the oldest independent English daily newspaper in Korea, first published in November 1, 1950.

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Insight Korea

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Insight Korea is a Korean media and news company.

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The Korea Herald

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The Korea Herald, an English newspaper, covers news content on politics, social affairs, business, sports, entertainment, fashion, and more.

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kocca

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Kocca is aimed at the creation and promotion of content made from the country of South Korea.

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Aju News Corporation

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Aju News offers news coverage on world issues, politics, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, and more.

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Popkon TV

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Popkon TV is a broadcasting & media production company.

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Chosun.com

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Chosun.com is a Korean daily news website that provides articles about various topics.

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Yonhap News Agency

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Yonhap News Agency provides news articles on politics, economy, society, culture, entertainment, sports, science, and other topics.

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beSUCCESS

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beSUCCESS is a tech and media channel for Korean-based startups.

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RepkaSoft

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RepkaSoft is a company which implemented the weather app.

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MUNPIA

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MUNPIA is an online media company that provides events news and web novels.

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Kpopmap

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Kpopmap provides news, media and entertainment services.

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Instiz

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Instiz is an entertainment news publishing company.

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Kukmin Ilbo

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Kukmin Ilbo is a daily newspaper in South Korea.

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Samsung NewsRoom

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Samsung NewsRoom is the official global blog of Samsung Electronics.

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Newsis

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Newsis is a Korean independent news agency that disseminates breaking news, weather updates, sports information, and entertainment content.

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MTN

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MTN provides comprehensive economic content by collecting real-time information.

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TENASIA

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TENASIA is a news and media publishing company.

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Chosun Biz

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Chosun Biz is a media and news services provider company.

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CGNTV

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CGNTV produces and provides inspirational Christian content.

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The Kyunghyang Shinmun

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The Kyunghyang Shinmun is a daily newspaper published in South Korea.

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Decenter

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Decenter is a professional blockchain news media platform.

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MOVIE1 broadcast media

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International satelite, web2.0 IPTV

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Edaily

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Edaily is an online web and mobile application that provides fast and accurate news and information services for its viewers.

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kyeongin.com

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kyeongin.com publishes news about daily affairs on the web.

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Insight

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Insight is a news and media company that collects all the news from the world and communicates with readers.

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Korean Broadcasting System

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Korean Broadcasting System is a public broadcasting company based in South Korea.

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GameMeca

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GameMeca is a video game magazine.

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Newneek

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Newneek is a news website.

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Platum

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Platum is a Korean technology-driven startup that operates as web platform for sharing technology-related information and news.

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MK News

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MK News provides in-depth knowledge and information to its users focused on the economy of South Korea.

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Arirang

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Arirang TV is an international English-language network based in Seoul, South Korea.

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Dong-A

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Dong-A provides online news and media services.

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Fnnews.com

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Fnnews.com is a financial news publishing service provider.

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Whowired

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Whowired, is a leading online news media.

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iPortfolio

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iPortfolio offers e-books to enhance reading experiences and the quality of education.

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StartupRecipe

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StartupRecipe is a Korean startup media run by Media Recipe. We are the only media that provides Korean startup funding data in English.

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10 Media

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10 Media is a Korean magazine published in English as an information source on Korea and its culture.

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Herald Corporation

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Herald has continued to grow as an innovative information-knowledge company.

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Asia Today

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Asia Today is a news and media company.

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BusinessKorea

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BusinessKorea is an English language magazine published monthly in Korea.

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YTN

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YTN is a news and media production company.

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FOMOS

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FOMOS operates an e-sports site and provides e-sports-related content.

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High Cut

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High Cut is a fashion and beauty content magazine publishing company.

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WikiTree

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WikiTree provides social news and information services.

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TokenPost

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TokenPost is a news service that specializes in blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystems.

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This is Game

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This is Game provides comprehensive gaming news.

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DuDu China

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DuDu China is a Korean professional web channel providing information on Chinese culture, economy, society, politics, history, and more.

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Newsway

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Newsway is an online media and news company.

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MONs group

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MONs group is a Korean-based company specializing in providing interactive media solutions and mobile development solutions to its clients.

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Sportal Korea

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Sportal Korea specializes in soccer professional content production, video, text, photo, programming, and design.

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SEMA

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SEMA provides financial security for scientists and engineers.

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KStarLive

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KStarLive is a provider of entertainment and news services.

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Sharehub

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Sharing is the way of life for sustainable tomorrow.

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Sedaily

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Sedaily is a economic newspaper in Korea.

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inews24

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Inews24 is an online Korean newspaper that provides news related to current events, entertainment, sports, culture, and more.

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Bloter & Media

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Bloter & Media is a news publishing company located in Yongdungpo.

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Startup Radar

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Startup Radar is a startup news and opinion website.

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BUSINESS PLUS

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BUSINESS PLUS is a news and media publishing company.

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Korea It Times

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Korea IT Times is an English-language Industry and Technology journal based in Seoul, South Korea.

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Ohmynews

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Ohmynews is an online news website that accepts, edits, and publishes articles from its readers.

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COOP

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COOP provides news and information related to co-operatives.

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Komid

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Komid provides cryptocurrency-related information and news.

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Benefit

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Benefit, a social venture, offers publishing, video production, web development, diagnosis, and consulting solutions for enterprises.

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The Fact

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The Fact is a politics, economy, entertainment, and sports news publishing company.

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Top Daily

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Top Daily is an online media that provides the latest news.

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Money Today

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Money Today is a broadcasting and media production company.

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Munhwa

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Munhwa is a daily newspaper company in South Korea.

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FINALPAPER

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FINALPAPER is a website dedicated to the discussion and sharing of information about paper modeling.

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HIPHOPLE

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HIPHOPLE is a music information and content production platform.

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Daily POP

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Daily POP is a solo economy specialized media that delivers the news.

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OSEN

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OSEN is a media and news publishing company.

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MBC NewsDesk

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MBC NewsDesk is a broadcasting and media production company.

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NDSOFT

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NDSOFT helps customers efficiently support their business through a systematic organization system.

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Blockinpress

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Blockinpress publishes news related to blockchain for developers, financiers, and media experts.

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ATSQUARE

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ATSQUARE provides news, publishing, and information services.

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HelloDD

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HelloDD is a Korea based news-media and advertisement services provider.

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Vitamin TV

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Vitamin TV is a media and news company that offers broadcast promotion services.

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FETV

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FETV is an online financial news publishing company.

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BreakNews

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BreakNews is the provider of the latest news based in Korea.

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Korea Newswire

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Korea Newswire is a commercial news agency service which distributes press releases to Korean media and internet portals.

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Digital Daily

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Digital Daily is a media and news publishing company.

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GYEONGGI NEWS

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GYEONGGI NEWS is a regional news and media company.

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The Daily NK

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The Daily NK, an online periodical, publishes reports, pictures, editorials, and documents on changes happening in the North Korean society.

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Wisdom House

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Wisdom House is a book publishing and media company.

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DESIGN PRESS

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DESIGN PRESS is an online media company that delivers domestic and international design information.

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Hankookilbo

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Hankookilbo is a newspaper publishing company.

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Dong-A Science

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Dong-A Science provides worldwide science news daily online for adults.

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Infostock Daily

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Infostock Daily is an economic media company that provides corporate information from Korean Bloomberg Infostock.

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CCDM

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CCDM is a representative media civic organization that checks and monitors the free press movement.

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Solborn

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Solborn is a newspaper publishing company.

Written by Mark Fitz

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