Some recent articles on the spread of K-pop in 2010, and on the darker side of the industry.
- K-Pop Online: Korean Stars Go Global with Social Media – TIME http://bit.ly/c5oA73 #.
- Underage celebs suffer mistreatment, says the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (Korea Times, 27 Aug)
- Sexy moves provoke debate over teen idols, says the Joongang Ilbo, of 4minute’s Hyun A and her provocative pelvic dance
- Korean Teen Entertainers ‘Pressed to Wear Skimpy Clothes’, according to the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, reports the Chosun Ilbo. Some are urged to have plastic surgery as well.