Inappropriate Photo of Wonder Girls in an African Magazine?

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In the past, K-pop sensation Wonder Girls have been featured in various international magazines–including that of U.S., Philippines, and Thailand – demonstrating their rising popularity in, not just Korea, but overseas as well.

However, with a lack of research and false correlation, mistakes can easily be made when obtaining a photo of an international artist or group. Need I remind you of the Swiss Tabloid Magazine that used a picture of Super Junior’s Yesung as Kim Jong Il’s son?

It seems a similar misfortune has fallen upon a newspaper company in Swaziland, southeast Africa.

The problem lied not only in using an inappropriate photo of Wonder Girls with ex-member Hyuna, but in the content of the article itself. The accompanying story reported on the reason why younger girls date older men – a matter completely irrelevant and unrelated to the Korean girl group.

The caption under the picture reads “YOUNG AND BEAUTIFUL…… Young girls prefer dating older men for a number of reasons.”

A representative of JYP Entertainment stated, “We are currently resolving this ordeal with the newspaper company in Africa. We will take actions accordingly.”

Let this be a lesson to all journalists and writers: although Google is often referred to as a reliable primary source, extra caution must be taken where content is concerned.

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One Response to “Inappropriate Photo of Wonder Girls in an African Magazine?”

  1. Very usefull infomaction. Thank you.
    Keep it up

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