Opinion | How K-pop stans become an anti-racist, anti-Trump army

K-pop fans around the world have shown consuming entertainment does not have to be a passive act — but this type of online activism didn't emerge overnight.

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Opinion | Suk-Young Kim: 'K-pop fans around the world have shown consuming entertainment does not have to be a passive act — but this type of online activism didn't emerge overnight.' - NBCNewsTHINK

K-pop fans around the world have shown consuming entertainment does not have to be a passive act — but this type of online activism didn't emerge overnight.

, just to name a few. But just as K-pop as a music scene has been evolving over the past two decades, its fandom is also maturing with age, learning from trial and error.June 21, 202001:15The vast fandom’s remarkable ability to organize online has been honed by the very nature of the industry. K-pop stars’ success is often defined by fan activities: voting for their idols’ songs to get them to the top of music charts, repeatedly streaming music videos to increase their view count on YouTube and retweeting content to make stars trend online. Now they are using that same skill set to organize politically.

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K-Pop's Digital 'Army' Musters To Meet The Moment, Baggage In TowThere's a growing narrative highlighting the political progressiveness of K-pop fans. But the reality is far more complicated. Deep down KPOP fans are just mad that they like a lesser form of music than American pop music. Crybabies! - Doc Ox Cause k pop fans are smart and stuff. Liberals totally cool with a Chines platform(tiktok) to disrupt American politics 😆