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Blue House (South Korea’s equivalent to the White House) spokesman Lee Dong-kwan fired an unusual broadside against a public broadcaster and its staffers yesterday as controversy grew over the prosecution’s Thursday indictment of producers and a scriptwriter for MBC’s “PD Diary,” (or PD Notebook) an investigative television newsmagazine.

South Korean protesters take part in a candle rally against U.S imported beef in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, June 21, 2008. All U.S. beef exported to South Korea will come from cattle less than 30 months old, officials said Saturday, in a deal made to placate South Korean protesters worried about mad cow disease. (AP)

South Korean protesters take part in a candle rally against U.S imported beef in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, June 21, 2008. All U.S. beef exported to South Korea will come from cattle less than 30 months old, officials said Saturday, in a deal made to placate South Korean protesters worried about mad cow disease. (AP)

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The prosecution indicted five employees at one of the country’s largest broadcasters Thursday on charges of defaming government officials with a controversial report critical of the administration’s decision to resume U.S. beef imports last year.

PD Notebook (Photo courtesy of Democracy Korea)

PD Notebook (Photo courtesy of Democracy Korea)

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