Posts Tagged ‘editorial’

What It Means to Be an Effective Leader
Posted by Akino_Makoto on March 8th, 2013

In the world of K-Pop, leadership is typically viewed as something of utmost importance. The leader of each K-Pop group isn’t expected to simply play the leader figure towards one’s groupmates; the leader must also become the public voice for his or her respective group and carry out the role with immeasurable maturity. For some […]

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The Price of Fandom
Posted by SNSDave on February 1st, 2013

Ask any SONE about the extent of Girls’ Generation’s popularity, and the response will likely be the same: “They are a global sensation.” And it’s true. By and large, it has become a Global Generation, stretching across the world, enjoyed by people of all walks of life. But within that is where we start to […]

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‘My Daily’ Writer Lee Seungrok Examines ‘I Got A Boy’
Posted by moonrise31 on January 16th, 2013

Disclaimer: Views expressed are solely those of the author and are not representative of the Soshified community as a whole. To say the least, it’s clear that Girls’ Generation didn’t release a song that’s like every other song. There was no girl group before Girls’ Generation with such bitter controversy over one song. Controversies girl […]

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Can Girls’ Generation Benefit From the ‘Gangnam Style’ Phenomenon?
Posted by cucumberoni on October 21st, 2012

I’m going to go out on a limb and say that unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know about PSY’s “Gangnam Style”. I’m also going to take a wild guess and assume that, by reading this on Soshified, you’re probably a Girls’ Generation fan. Within the past year, SONEs celebrated the […]

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The SONE Fandom in the Social Media Age
Posted by cucumberoni on August 30th, 2012

Girls’ Generation recently celebrated their fifth anniversary, and they’ve gained so many fans over those five years that it seems impossible to count them all. While some SONEs have been lucky enough to meet each other in person (some on more than one occasion), many only know each other through social media networks such as […]

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Instead of Calling Them Idols, Call Them Artists
Posted by SeraphKY on May 29th, 2012

When talking about Girls’ Generation, one of the most succinct ways to describe them would be to say, “female idol group”. But do those words truly describe them for who they are? Not in the slightest. The only accurate words in that description would be “female” and “group”. However, the context of the word “idol” […]

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