Kakao Entertainment is dwelling to a few of K-Pop’s largest acts.
Kakao Entertainment responded to allegations that they maliciously printed unfavorable media protection of competing idol teams via Idol Issue, a media outlet that was bought by Kakao Entertainment.
On November 17, the leisure firm denied allegations that they maliciously slandered competing idol teams via Idol Issue.
We bought Idol Issue to publish music content material, and it was a Facebook web page that was run by a 3rd celebration. Due to copyright points and administrative points, we deleted all posts and shut down the web page final month. We printed articles chasing (views), however we’ve by no means had another malicious intent when masking sure artists.
— Kakao Entertainment
The label said that incidents of publishing content material that could be deemed unfavorable have been as a consequence of operating a web site that relied on scorching matters and controversial points. The label denied that the content material was printed with malicious intent.
Previously, the Fair Trade Commission had launched an investigation into allegations that Kakao Entertainment was unfairly leveraging the media publication. The fee despatched brokers to conduct an on-site investigation and study the publication’s previous content material.
Kakao Entertainment is dwelling to idols comparable to Apink, Victon, The Boyz, and Weeekly, in addition to proudly owning fairness in a number of subsidiary labels which can be dwelling to a few of K-Pop’s largest acts, comparable to IU, IVE, and MONSTA X.