Ex-husband of Suicide Actress Found Dead 2013/01/07, Source, Choi Jin-sil kisses Cho Sung-min at a press conference to announce their marriage at a hotel in Seoul on July 19, 2000.
Former baseball player Cho Sung-min was found dead in his girlfriend's apartment in southern Seoul on Sunday morning. An autopsy on Monday morning determined his death as suicide.
Cho (40), who played in the Japanese all-star tournament during his days with the Yomiuri Giants, was the ex-husband of the actress Choi Jin-sil, who killed herself in 2008,...More
Choi Jin-sil, Choi Jin-yeong and now Jo Seong-min 2013/01/06, Source,
In addition to the suicide of the Choi Jin-sil and Choi Jin-yeong brother and sister, another tragic news is sweeping the nation and that is the death of Choi's ex-husabnd Jo Seong-min.
Jo was found dead in the bathroom of his girlfriend's apartment in Seoul on the 6th. According to the police, Jo sent a text to his girlfriend before he died saying, "Take care without me",...More
Sunfull 2012/09/29, Source, Counter cyberbullying with Sunfull By Rachel Lee In October 2008, a merciless tide of public opinion was a major reason that drove movie star Choi Jin-sil to take her own life. The most well-known victim of cyberbullying in Korea was also a mother of two. Her suicide is not an isolated incident. It is part of the country's growing problem with insidious chat room activity. In May 2010, a group of Internet users attacked rapper Tablo, whose Korean name is Lee Seon-woong. The members accused the 32-year-old of forging his Stanford degrees and argued that he did not graduate from the prestigious university. He presented his credentials, yet the group continued to attack the artist. As one of the most wired nations, almost every household in Korea is equipped with broadband Internet. But this freedom in exchange of information and opinion has made celebrities as well as ordinary people vulnerable to relentless online attacks known here as "akpeul", or vicious online replies. Min Byoung-chul, a renowned English educator and a professor of International Studies at Konkuk University, has been trying to combat it. In 2007, he started Sunfull, a non-profit organization formed to fight bullying and hateful comments posted on the Internet,...More
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