The Press & The Presidency: A Year in Crisis


Jonathan Cheng
Seoul Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal

Peter Pae
Seoul Bureau Chief, Bloomberg

John Delury
Associate Professor of International Studies, Yonsei University


Jonathan Cheng is the Seoul bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, overseeing the Journal's coverage of the Korean peninsula, including North Korean politics, South Korean politics and South Korean conglomerates like Samsung, Hyundai and LG.
Previously, Mr. Cheng was a markets reporter in New York, covering trends in the financial markets, with an emphasis on stocks. He started his career as a reporter in the Journal's Hong Kong bureau, where he covered politics, corporate news, markets, real estate and casinos. Mr. Cheng speaks English, Chinese, French and Korean. A native of Toronto, Canada, Mr. Cheng graduated from Princeton University with a degree in history.

Peter Pae has been Bloomberg's Seoul bureau chief since July 2015, overseeing one of the largest foreign media operations in South Korea. Previously he was the assistant business editor, technology editor and aerospace/defense reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He also worked as a politics reporter at The Washington Post and a banking reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He is a graduate of UCLA with a degree in history.


Members 50,000 KRW
Non-Members 70,000 KRW
Embassy/Press 30,000 KRW
*Asia Society Korea’s Honorary Ambassador Members are offered a free admission.

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R.S.V.P. by Friday, June 16, 2017

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* 2017 Monthly Luncheon Lecture Series is sponsored by Lotte Chemical.

Event Details

Tue 20 Jun 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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