Maeil Business Newspaper

The Maeil Business Newspaper is South Korea's main daily business newspaper. As of 2001, it had a circulation of roughly 900,000. The president of the publishing company is Chang Dae-hwan.[1]

Maeil Business Newspaper
TypeDaily Newspaper
Owner(s)Maekyung Media Group
FoundedMarch 24, 1966
Political alignmentModerate
LanguageKorean, English
Maeil Business Newspaper
Revised RomanizationMae-il Gyeongje Sinmun
McCune–ReischauerMae'il Kyǒngje Sinmun

The publishing company Maekyung Media Group also hosts the annual World Knowledge Forum.

The first edition of the newspaper was published on March the 24th, 1966, and had 12 pages in its inaugural issue.

Political position

Maeil Business Newspapers are generally moderate media, but many say they are close to pro-business conservatism. In particular, when major South Korean media are divided into the dichotomy of conservative and progressive-liberal, they are classified as clear conservative media.[2]


  1. Quinn, Stephen (2002), Knowledge management in the digital newsroom, Focal Press, pp. 173–174, ISBN 978-0-240-51677-6
  2. "진보는 한겨레, 보수는 매일경제 선호". 중대신문. 8 October 2008. Retrieved 21 December 2021.

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