Plagiarism

Our final look back at 2015: mainly domestic news stories from South Korea. In the news After 62 years of adultery being a criminal offence in the ROK, the constitutional court decided to decriminalise it by a vote of 7 to 2.  Four out of ten married Korean males heaved a sigh of relief  and shares […]

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Saharial’s Entertainment Weekly: Tablo on the BBC, more on propofol, and Shinhwa’s comeback

by Saharial 27 January 2013
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For anyone up in the early hours of Friday morning, Tablo was being interviewed on the BBC about Kpop and what influences him. The interview can be found on the BBC website or YouTube for those of you who, like me, ware asleep at the time. Sadly the clips have been getting some negative comments […]

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Hyori’s former composer pays up for plagiarism

by Philip Gowman 21 July 2011
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Lee Hyori’s former composer Bahnus ordered to pay Mnet $255,000 for H.Logic plagiarized material – 10 times what he got paid for the songs (via @AllKpop) Keywords: Musicians: Lee Hyori Other tags: Plagiarism

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Lee Hyori caught with plagiarised songs. Again.

by Philip Gowman 21 June 2010
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Not again! Isn't it about time Lee Hyori hired some composers who compose rather than copy? http://bit.ly/bXynR8 # Keywords: Musicians: Lee Hyori Other tags: Plagiarism

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Hyori withdraws “plagiarism” single

by Philip Gowman 27 March 2006
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Lee Hyori has decided that discretion is the better part of valour, and has withdrawn performances of her single Get Ya!, from her album Dark Angel, which allegedly steals from Britney Spears’s Do Somethin’. Keywords: Musicians: Lee Hyori Other tags: Plagiarism

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