Children in traditional Korean attire. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
Children in traditional Korean attire. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
South Korea

‘Child abuse’ on South Korean reality TV show sparks backlash over ‘mindless content’ in hunt for views

  • Angry viewers flooded MBC TV with complaints after ‘Oh Eun-young’s Report: Marriage Hell’ aired footage of a man molesting his seven-year-old stepdaughter
  • Experts say such shows operate under the guise of helping people, but in reality are focused on maximising views and competing for advertising revenue

Children in traditional Korean attire. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
Children in traditional Korean attire. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
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