Korea's First Newspaper: The Japanese Chōsen shinpō

@article{Altman1984KoreasFN,
  title={Korea's First Newspaper: The Japanese Chōsen shinpō},
  author={Albert A. Altman},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={1984},
  volume={43},
  pages={685 - 696}
}
  • A. Altman
  • Published 1 August 1984
  • History
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
In 1881, the Japanese introduced the newspaper as a means of public communication into Korea. Publication of the Chōsen shinpō in the open port of Pusan is related to the political and economic circumstances in which the Japanese found themselves there. Elsewhere in East Asia, a comparable role was played by Westerners. In addition to viewing the Chōsen shinpō in the context of Japanese efforts to influence Korea's modernization, the author suggests studying this newspaper as a component of the… 

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