KBS and MBC Workers Go on Strike

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Yikes! It looks like union workers from KBS and MBC are planning to go on strike. The strike is set to begin on September 4 with the workers demanding the resignation of both of the presidents of KBS and MBC because of biased news censorship.

This development will potentially impact news, variety, and drama productions because of crew members participating in the strike. Pre-emptions of news and variety programs are already happening. Depending on how long the strike lasts, drama pre-emptions could be next.

I guess we’ll just have to hope the issue can be resolved in a timely manner that will benefit the workers and the country. But be prepared for the possibility of program changes and skipped episodes in the coming weeks.

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5 Responses to KBS and MBC Workers Go on Strike

  1. fankdramas says:

    You know why SBS does not strike?

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Almia Ramos says:

    In my best understanding SBS is a private entity and KBS and MBC have a kind of public or State (government) structure. That is why the possibility of strong unions that can carry out this type of work stoppages.

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    • Kay says:

      That makes sense. I had noticed that KBS and MBC were the ones who have usually been involved in strikes in the past although SBS has been part of a couple. The different structures would certainly influence the ease of which to carry out a strike.


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