Antitrust Antitrust

Comment: South Korea's creative-content industry mired in unfair trade practices, antitrust chief says

By Wooyoung Lee and Jenny Lee
  • 21 Apr 2023 07:00
  • 21 Apr 2023 07:00
Seven months into his job as the chief of the South Korean competition watchdog, Han Ki-jeong’s weekend routine has undergone a significant change. He now spends his weekends sifting through stacks of defense papers submitted by defendant companies that he reviews before committee deliberations.
But, when he needs to unwind

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul

Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

Jenny Lee


Jenny joined MLex’s Seoul bureau in 2021 as a correspondent focusing on competition law and data privacy and security. Jenny received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s renowned Medill School of Journalism and worked for a number of news organizations in the US, including the Associated Press Television News, McClatchy and Voice of America, where she worked for almost three years in Washington DC. She returned to her native South Korea in 2019 as a reporter for Wired Korea.

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