Jieun Choi
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Is She a Murderess or a Victim?

At the funeral, the deceased’s wife stood calmly. She didn’t cry or make any other overt show of emotion. Her demeanor contrasted sharply with her late husband’s parents and siblings, who cried and wailed, doubled over with grief. The difference in these reactions was highlighted by Lee

Se-Woong Koo
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In Rumor We Trust: Proliferating Fake News in South Korea

South Koreans are used to hearing sentences that end in hadeora, a verb meaning “it is said that….” This particular way of phrasing is something of a cop-out, though. It conveys information without taking ownership of the fact. And given that Korean verbs do not require a subject, it is