In South Korea, independent newsroom Newstapa has seen what happens when it investigates its donors’ favorite politicians

The South Korean nonprofit investigative newsroom Newstapa was born from frustration with the country’s media landscape in 2012. Its founders were a group of journalists who had been either dismissed or marginalized in their newsrooms for demanding editorial independence. Tapa means “defying conventions” in Korean; think of “Newstapa” as “breaking away from conventional news.” Newstapa … Continue reading In South Korea, independent newsroom Newstapa has seen what happens when it investigates its donors’ favorite politicians