South Korea

A list of all popular South Korean newspapers and sites. You can read online ePapers for free without subscription.


Kukmin Ilbo

Kukmin Ilbo

It was founded in the year 1987 with no big expectations. But contrary to their expectations, It tasted huge success and now is very familiar in Korea. It not only publishes regional news, but also has an eye on national and international…
Ddanzi Ilbo

Ddanzi Ilbo

It is a highly popular Korean newspaper which was established with dedication and determination to serve the people. It aims to serve the people through unadulterated journalism. They believe that words can change the entire scenario of a system. According…
Dong-a Ilbo

Dong-a Ilbo

It literally means “East Asia Daily. Established back in the year, 1920, It has a circulation of about 1.2 Million subscribers daily. It is famous for news coverage on Politics, Drama, Sports, Education, Entertainment and Movies. It is owned by Dong-A Media…
Munhwa Ilbo

Munhwa Ilbo

The title of the newspaper literally means “Culture Daily” in Korean. It is one of the leading newspapers in South Korea, which was established in 1990 and published it’s first issue on 1 November 1991. It faced many controversies after…
Seoul Shinmun

Seoul Shinmun

It has a circulation of about 7,80,000 copies daily with more than 100 years of publication. It’s original name was Daehan Maeil Sinbo launched in the year 1904. Later, it was renamed to Maeil Sinbo in the year 1910. The present name…
Hankook Ilbo

Hankook Ilbo

It is owned by Hankook Ilbo Media Group of Seoul, South Korea. It was founded on June 9th,1954 as an independent daily and now it has sister publications for various genres like  Children’s Hankook Ilbo, Weekly Hankook, The Korea Times in North…
JoongAng Ilbo

JoongAng Ilbo

It was founded back in the year 1965 and is now one of the influential newspapers of South Korea. It has a circulation of about 1,292,498 (According to 2012 statistics) which holds third position after Chosun Ilbo. It covers news extensively…
The Chosun Ilbo

The Chosun Ilbo

It literally means “Korea Daily” when translated to English.  It is invariantly one of the most popular newspapers with a circulation of 18,00,000 Daily. It undergoes yearly inspections by Audit Bureau of Circulations. It focuses on current affairs, politics, sports, technology, gadgets, science,…
The Korean Times

The Korean Times

It was Launched on 1st November, 1950 and is one of the oldest newspapers continuing journey till now. It also has sister newspapers namely “Sports Hankook” and “Seoul Economic Daily”, which are also renowned in their respective target markets. This publication…
The Korea Herald

The Korea Herald

It was founded in the year 1953 by Herald Media. It is known for Unity in diversity in management like collaboration between Korean and International Reporters, Editors working under Same philosophy covering news from national and international scope. Besides this newspaper,…