Currently, Arirang is the only station putting out
sanitized propagandaEnglish airwaves about Korea on the radio, however, coming this August to Seoul, Gwangju, and Busan, will be localized radio stations. A few challenges, of course. Private operators will not likely want to touch this with a ten foot pole, as they don’t see it as a viable business to create profit, let alone help break even. So the local governments will be footing the bills. And with that comes speculation over how much the radio content will end up being sanitized propaganda Arirang-style information. Arirang’s opinion is that they feel that all of this is a waste of time anyways. More news here.