The following maps and diagrams in Kyunghyang Shinmun, one of the largest prints in Korea, present Jamsil development during the preparation of Olympic in twofold: public’s interests and government’s agendas (see Public Opinion and Media). These maps and diagrams were …

Jamsil development in Media – maps and diagrams in Kyunghyang Shinmun (Pre-88Olympic / 1976-1986) Read more »

“The baby camel lay only a few feet away from the chocolate brown Mercedes in the marketplace of Abu Dhabi, choking and writhing and rolling its eyes.” (Emerson, 1968) This is the opening sentence in Gloria Emerson’s news article “A …

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Source: Raab, Nigel A. (2017). All Shook Up: The Shifting Soviet Response to Catastrophes, 1917-1991. Montreal and Kingston, London and Chicago: McGill-Queen’s University Press

This article provides a glimpse of how Soviet propaganda reported the earthquake happening in Tashkent, as the news about a natural disaster happening in the USSR was seldom mentioned. The first part explained the government took advantage of the earthquake …

Tashkent earthquake / April 1966: Tashkent in the News Read more »