[The Korean Dilemma] Swearing on TV: How sensitive, or sensible, should we be?
Hashtag KoreaMar 20, 2023
A high-net-worth home shopping host blurted out an expletive on the air last week. Upon mounting complaints from viewers, the nation’s broadcast media watchdog demanded an explanation from her channel, a step before it decides on any disciplinary action. The rich villains of Korean revenge drama “The Glory,” which became one of Netflix’s most-viewed shows of all time less than a week after its season 2 release, hurl the most offensive swearwords almost every time they spe