From Indonesian disasters to Black Lives Matter, is K-pop fandom a new global force for change?

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Description

ABC News website feature about K-pop fans fundraising for disaster relief

Subject

K-pop, popular culture, social media, social change

Period13 Feb 2021

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Media contributions

  • TitleFrom Indonesian disasters to Black Lives Matter, is K-pop fandom a new global force for change?
    Media name/outletABC News
    Duration/Length/Size1500 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date13/02/21
    DescriptionA millions-strong coalition of young people worldwide united by their love for K-pop stars — also known as idols — are increasingly participating in political and social activism across the globe.
    Producer/AuthorMax Walden and Natasya Salim
    URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-13/is-k-pop-fandom-a-new-global-force-for-change/13100030
    PersonsSarah Keith