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How we restored the K-pop community's faith in journalism

Are K-pop commenters the best commenters of them all? With one correction, GlobalPost goes from tabloid rag to restorer of faith.

'Fame:Psy' turns popstar into comic-book hero

South Korea's pop sensation Psy now has his own comic book.
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Psy performs during the Pentaport Rock Festival on July 29, 2006 in Incheon, South Korea. The singer is now a genuine comic-book hero, with his own cartoon called 'Fame:Psy.' (Chung Sung-Jun/AFP/Getty Images)
You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll probably do the horse dance! Not least because the comic comes complete with an illustrated guide to Gangnam Style's trademark routine.
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North Korea's answer to K-Pop

You may have heard of the South Korean pop group Girls' Generation. Well, North Korea's home-grown equivalent just made its debut.
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Those from North Korea's privileged class are selected to join the overseas propaganda troupe. (KoreaBang/Screengrab)
They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. Tell that to North Korea, which recently debuted an all-female musical group meant to raise morale among the troops. The Korean-language Chosun Ibo called them "Goddesses," and put them on par with South Korea's enormously successful K-Pop band, Girls' Generation. But, as you might expect, there are some key differences.
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