Name of Podcast: 이상호 Go발뉴스 (Sangho Lee’s Gobal News) (Phonetic: Isangho gobalnyuseu)
What topics are covered: Latest news, current issues, politics, social problems, criticism etc.
Why is it good to listen? Gobal has two different meaning. The English word Go and Korean word Bal which means ‘foot’, they are mixed together and made the meaning of ‘go out and look for news.’ Another meaning of Gobal as a full Korean word is ‘accusation.’ The host and reporters bring the issues to the surface and report them to the public. This podcast is also confident that it is different from other media which are lying and hiding the facts, and it sometimes point out the failure of certain media sources.
This Korean podcast can be found on iTunes here.
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast uploads about 3 to 4 episodes a week.
Length of the podcasts: The main episode is about one hour and twenty minutes long.
Description: Sangho Lee is a top reporter in Korea who has numerous people who dislike him. There is a clear reason why many politicians, people related to the government, and the other reporters attack him. Lee always stands up for the public, and argues for the right of knowledge. Unlike many other reporters, he is a freelancer. He can investigate cases and focus on them without any authority problem.
This podcast has an audio version and video version, and in the video, you will see what is really going on. The video is recorded live so it is possible that there may be some explicit language and regional dialects. When he speaks Korean, Lee has a clear Seoul accent.
Summary: Fact-oriented news in Korean by well-known reporter Sangho Lee.