6 Best Articles on K-Pop

The most useful articles on K-Pop from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 K-Pop Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on K-Pop by Refind users in 2023 so far.

  1. How K-pop Stars Are Leading Vital Mental Health Conversations
  2. QAnon followers melt down after K-Pop fans take over their hashtag
  3. How K-pop fans are weaponizing the internet for Black Lives Matter
  4. Next Stop, K-Pop: A Dizzying Tour of Seoul’s Pop Music Scene
  5. A K-pop musical is opening on Broadway this year

Short Articles

Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on K-Pop—all under 10 minutes.

Long Articles

These are some of the most-read long-form articles on K-Pop.

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We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in K-Pop, including:

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Media Matters

Media Matters for America is the nation's premier progressive media watchdog. Cited as a trusted source of information by Fox News' "Brain Room"

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AFAR Media

Travel as a force for good, in print and online. 🌏

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Time Out New York

The best things to do in New York. Visit us at Time Out Market New York in Brooklyn.

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Our world, explained.

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Teen Vogue

a little chaos goes a long way ✨👊🏾

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