The paper also played a part in helping to swing public opinion behind Roh Moo-hyun during December's presidential election campaign.
At that time, OhmyNews registered as many as 20 million hits a day, although it has now settled down to around 15 million hits...
The internet is where many South Koreans, particularly the younger generation, get their news first, bypassing the traditional media.
The country is one of the most wired in the world, with nearly 70% of households enjoying broadband connections.
There are now several internet newspapers in South Korea, but OhmyNews is the most popular - and one of the most radical.
(thanks to Pablo Beckham!) :: posted by Bryan, 12:33 PM |