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More on MBC's "disastrous" livestream of Olympic opening ceremony

*a follow up to this post from yesterday*

MBC went too far during its coverage of the Tokyo Olympic opening ceremony on Thursday, so much so that the broadcaster found it extremely challenging to make up for the mistakes.

Its hours-long livestream of the ceremony was filled with factual errors including nonsensical, scathing and discriminatory descriptions of some countries which sparked a furious online backlash.

When Chilean athletes marched during the opening ceremony, MBC used the image of the Routes of Santiago de Composte, a network of four Christian pilgrimage routes in northern Spain. MBC staff seemed to have confused the Chilean capital Santiago with the Spanish pilgrimage routes of the same name. It also used an image of the Atlantic Ocean, instead of the Pacific, for Micronesia, a tiny country consisting of 2,100 islands in the Western Pacific Ocean.

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Like, they had an extra year to double check all this and for ANYONE to be like "um, no".

source: The Korea Times

K-dramas trolling us for laughs

For those moments when you watch K-dramas for the swoon but end up getting trolled by legendary meme-able moments 👁👄👁 To be fair, when it comes to K-dramas, you can never quite predict what's going to happen next 🥴

The Swoon Seasons are a way for us to feature different ways we connect with our favorite K-dramas, whether that’s through the emotions they evoke or the way we experience life through the stories they tell. In Summer of Laughs, we celebrate how dramas bring us joy and brighten up our days, through humor that can be outrageous, goofy, witty, cheeky, smart, or all of the above!

source: The Swoon

Hospital Playlist 2 ep.1-6 discussion post

Director: Shin Won Ho
Screenwriter: Lee Woo Young
Network: TvN, Netflix
Episodes: 12
Runtime: June 17 - September 9, 2021, every Thursday
Cast: Jo Jung Suk (Lee Ik Jun), Yoo Yeon Seok (Ahn Jung Won/Andrea), Jung Kyung Ho (Kim Jun Wan), Kim Dae Myung (Yang Suk Hyung), Jeon Mi Do (Chae Song Hwa), Shin Hyun Bin (Jang Gyeo Wool), Ahn Eun Jin (Chu Min Ha), Kwak Sun Young (Lee Ik Soon), Kim Jun (Lee Woo Ju), Kim Hae Sook (Jung Ro Sa), Jung Moon Sung (Do Je Hak)
Plot: Everyday is extraordinary for five doctors and their patients inside a hospital, where birth, death and everything in between coexist.

The drama can be watched on Netflix in some countries or via Dramanice

Drama info + image from MyDramalist

Are you enjoying the second season of Hospital Playlist? The next episode will air on August 5!