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Seoul Bureau Chief and East Asia Correspondent — NPR
Covers:  culture, politics, state government, technology, innovation
Doesn't Cover: finance, gadget reviews

Seoul-based intl correspondent @NPRNews, covering Koreas and Japan. @npralltech, @TexasTribune & #Mizzou alum. Texan. Eater. Y2K specialist. ehu@npr.org

Elise Hu's Biography

Elise Hu covers technology for NPR's online and on-air platforms. She joined the public media company in 2011 to lead the digital launch of NPR's StateImpact network. A Texas native, she was previously a founding reporter at The Texas Tribune, a non-profit online news startup devoted to government and politics. While at the Tribune, Elise oversaw television partnerships and multimedia projects; contributed to The New York Times' expanded ...

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National Edward R. Murrow Award

2010 - Best Use of Video
In recognition of what the Association terms "outstanding achievements in electronic journalism."

Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism

2010 - Watchdog Journalism
The Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism recognizes groundbreaking journalists in their quest to help communities understand and address important issues through creativity and the use of digital tools.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My parents had a Brother brand typewriter when I was in elementary school. I thought it was pretty cool except I am a mess with whiteout.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter.

Why did you become a journalist?

Because I'm a junkie for new experiences.

Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

kuow.org — Move over, cooking shows. In Korea, the big food fad is eating shows, or mukbang. Korean viewers are so glued to watching strangers binge-eating that the live-streamers consuming calories in front of webcams are becoming minor celebrities in Korean culture. Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee" on her broadcasts, is kind of a big deal in the mukbang world.

Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

wabe.org — Move over, cooking shows. In Korea, the big food fad is eating shows, or mukbang. Korean viewers are so glued to watching strangers binge-eating that the live-streamers consuming calories in front of webcams are becoming minor celebrities in Korean culture. Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee" on her broadcasts, is kind of a big deal in the mukbang world.

Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

kcur.org — Move over, cooking shows. In Korea, the big food fad is eating shows, or mukbang. Korean viewers are so glued to watching strangers binge-eating that the live-streamers consuming calories in front of webcams are becoming minor celebrities in Korean culture. Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee" on her broadcasts, is kind of a big deal in the mukbang world.

Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

wvpublic.org — Move over, cooking shows. In Korea, the big food fad is eating shows, or mukbang. Korean viewers are so glued to watching strangers binge-eating that the live-streamers consuming calories in front of webcams are becoming minor celebrities in Korean culture. Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee" on her broadcasts, is kind of a big deal in the mukbang world.

Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

wlrn.org — Move over, cooking shows. In Korea, the big food fad is eating shows, or mukbang. Korean viewers are so glued to watching strangers binge-eating that the live-streamers consuming calories in front of webcams are becoming minor celebrities in Korean culture. Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee" on her broadcasts, is kind of a big deal in the mukbang world.

Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

wnyc.org — Move over, cooking shows. In Korea, the big food fad is eating shows, or mukbang. Korean viewers are so glued to watching strangers binge-eating that the live-streamers consuming calories in front of webcams are becoming minor celebrities in Korean culture. Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee" on her broadcasts, is kind of a big deal in the mukbang world.

Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

npr.org — Move over, cooking shows. In Korea, the big food fad is eating shows, or mukbang. Korean viewers are so glued to watching strangers binge-eating that the live-streamers consuming calories in front of webcams are becoming minor celebrities in Korean culture. Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee" on her broadcasts, is kind of a big deal in the mukbang world.

The Chinese Tourism Boom Has South Koreans Cramming

wlrn.org — Perhaps nowhere is the growth of the Chinese middle-class more visible than at top tourist destinations, which these days are teeming with Chinese travelers. The Chinese are traveling abroad in numbers never seen before, and it's felt strongly in South Korea, which finds itself scrambling to keep up with an estimated 4 million Chinese tourists a year.

The Chinese Tourism Boom Has South Koreans Cramming

wabe.org — Perhaps nowhere is the growth of the Chinese middle-class more visible than at top tourist destinations, which these days are teeming with Chinese travelers. The Chinese are traveling abroad in numbers never seen before, and it's felt strongly in South Korea, which finds itself scrambling to keep up with an estimated 4 million Chinese tourists a year.

The Chinese Tourism Boom Has South Koreans Cramming

kcur.org — Perhaps nowhere is the growth of the Chinese middle-class more visible than at top tourist destinations, which these days are teeming with Chinese travelers. The Chinese are traveling abroad in numbers never seen before, and it's felt strongly in South Korea, which finds itself scrambling to keep up with an estimated 4 million Chinese tourists a year.
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Mar 29, 2015

@jakeshapiro Loved this: "When the world's an all-you-can-eat buffet of informtn, you want to be the king crab legs, not the lettuce bowl."

Mar 29, 2015

fascinating MT @michaelluo: Study finds amt of tm parents spend w/kids 3-11 doesn't matter, DOES matter in teen yrs. wpo.st/cfOA0

Mar 29, 2015

@mims see, and people wonder why South Korea regulated selfie sticks to only certain models...

Mar 29, 2015

@alex_wykoff I've been but not to eat ... it's a little out of the way for a quick lunch!

Mar 28, 2015

@TexasVC @YvonneLeow Well Aziz I know how you enjoy a good mileage run so I needn't remind you Seoul is 7,000 quick miles away

Mar 27, 2015

My first visitor in #seoul! Props to the fab @YvonneLeow for coming into town on her layover home to Palo Alto pic.twitter.com/mMeWh6S9ln

Mar 27, 2015

@cDrow FASCINATING. I wonder whether it emerged in the East or West, first. I will update my blog.



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