By Professor Robert K. In Julyafter one hundred years of colonial rule, a defeated France was forced to leave Vietnam.
Korean Mass Communication and Broadcasting Mass communication and broadcasting together both lead and stand at the center of contemporary societies. With the rapid development of South Korea, its people were introduced to mass communication and broadcasting in the 20th century, especially during the post-colonial era.
However, as the nation was a barren land in terms of the field in the first half of the 20th century, its enterprise, education, and experience were limited.
In these circumstances, Boston University supported the change and development of South Korean mass communication and broadcasting. The relationship between Boston University and South Korean broadcasting can be explored by addressing two types of programs offered by the Boston University College of Communication; short term training and degree programs.
Inthe department organized a training program for mass communication and broadcasting in order to support the development of mass communication and broadcasting in third world countries.
South Korea was one of the countries and, therefore, select Koreans were invited and provided with opportunities to observe, learn, and experience the mass communication and broadcasting systems of the United States.
Boston University was the school that took the lead in this necessary training. The training consisted of lectures by the faculty of Boston University, opportunity for hands on practice, observation, and visiting broadcasting companies.
This experience enabled them to continue their work and become key figures in South Korean broadcasting; among their number are the chief of the Korean Broadcasting Company in Busan, the first generation TV and Radio writers, and the best expert in acoustic systems in the country.
Jungpal Noh recalls in his book, Korean Broadcasting and 50 years Hangukbangsong gwa 50nyeonthat they were surprised by the spread of color TV, which had not yet arrived in Korea, and the commercialization of broadcasting.
When they went back to South Korea, the people mentioned above contributed to South Korean broadcasting and mass communication by helping to establish the Korean Broadcasting System Namsan Institute inwriting and producing the first serial drama, Cheongsil Hongsil, and directing numerous TV and radio programs.
Some of them even contributed to South Korean mass communication and broadcasting by becoming the chairman of the board of the Korean Broadcasting System, the president of Dong-Ah Broadcasting System and Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, and more.
They were not enrolled in a degree program at Boston University, nonetheless, the training that Boston University supplied helped them to develop and make changes in mass communication and broadcasting in South Korea.
Education Short term training was not the only program that benefited the South Korean students who came to Boston University. After his graduation, he completed his doctoral program in mass communication at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
Based on his time studying in the United States, he became a scholar and professor in South Korea. His primary work was educating student at the university level. The recognition of his ability, published work, and effort for education and the development of mass communication led him achieve to important positions.
While working for the company, he was nominated as one of the 25 most influential people in the Asian TV industry by Cahners in Singapore.
|Timeline of Korean history - Wikipedia||The arrival in Beijing of the deep green train with yellow piping used exclusively by the ruling Kim family generated a lot of speculation before it was confirmed it had carried leader Kim Jong-un on his first trip outside of North Korea since taking power upon the death of his fatherKim Jong-il, in December|
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Even though studying in the United States as a foreigner was not easy, with the support of his advisor, Dr. After his graduation, he visited broadcasting and newspaper companies including the Boston Globe and the Christian Science Monitor.
Moreover, he worked at the Hong Kong branch of the Boston Globe. His marital life also began when he was in Boston. She later became a professor at Yonsei University. Their marriage was held at the Korean Church of Boston and Daesun Parkwho studied at Boston University School of Theology and later became the president of Yonsei University, officiated the wedding.
20 February. King Gojong returns to the his palace after 1 year of refuge at the Russian legation.; Japan-Korea Treaty of Korea became the protectorate of Imperial Japan.; June. The Hague Secret Emissary Affair.; 18 July. Gojong was abdicated in favour of his son, Sunjong by Imperial Japan. 26 October. Ito . Former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il hated flying and used this armoured train to travel abroad, hosting mobile parties with heavy drinking, karaoke and live lobsters. His son has now used it. Mar 21, · Explore the history of the Korean War. Discover how the events unfolded in North and South Korea.
Like Kang, Won was actively involved in college education. Even before he finished his doctoral program, he taught at Kyung Hee University. After his retirement from Korea University, he did not stop teaching and sharing, but transferred what he had been doing to Mongolia, where he founded the School of Media and Communication at Mongolia International University.
The fact that many of these students went on to become leading figures of South Korean mass communication and broadcasting demonstrates how important and influential Boston was for South Korea. Dong-A Ilbosa,Mar 21, · Explore the history of the Korean War. Discover how the events unfolded in North and South Korea.
A History of the World in Objects. Inspired by the groundbreaking BBC Radio 4 series, this book explores the fascinating stories of objects. The history of broadcasting in Canada begins as early as with the first experimental broadcast programs in Montreal.
Canadians were swept up in the radio craze and built crystal sets to listen to American stations while The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of Canada offered its first commercially produced radio-broadcast receiver (Model "C") in , followed by its "Marconiphone" .
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) unveiled proposals on Monday to expand its World Service operation, including broadcasting a daily news program in North Korea over shortwave radio.
EARLY HISTORY In its 5,year history, Korea has suffered over invasions from outside peoples. Accordingly, the Korean people have found it necessary to defend fiercely their identity as a separate culture. 20 February.
King Gojong returns to the his palace after 1 year of refuge at the Russian legation.; Japan-Korea Treaty of Korea became the protectorate of Imperial Japan.; June.
The Hague Secret Emissary Affair.; 18 July. Gojong was abdicated in favour of his son, Sunjong by Imperial Japan. 26 October. Ito .