"After the Disclosures: A Year of #Sexual_Violence_in_the_Film_Industry in South Korea." Feminist Media Studies, 2018.

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Article
Author(s): 
Jinsook Kim

As the Harvey Weinstein scandal and #metoo movement dominated the news worldwide, media in South Korea (hereafter, Korea) began to ask whether “#metoo is possible in Korea” (Jisook Kim 2017). While this media attention is welcome, idealization of the #metoo movement in the US can obscure the history of Korean women’s movements against sexual violence as well as Korean social contexts that deter many victims from speaking out.