▲ Students listening to the lecturer speak about MCN in CCL. Photographed by Song Yeonsoo.
On August 5, a program on individual media creator businesses was held in the CJ Creators Library, located at the Central Plaza. The lecture was given by a digital influencer and artist of DIA TV, Kim Tae Min. It was centered on learning about the Multi Channel Network (MCN), an entertainment agency that manages and distributes the online content of the individual broadcasters.
The program aimed to enhance the understanding of the role of a creator as well as grasp the status quo of MCN both inside and outside of Korea. Kim mentioned during his session, “Out of all, the most important factor is your own special idea.” Korea University (KU) has teamed up with DIA TV, a TV channel run by CJ E&M that specializes in individual media creator businesses. Their cooperative project will give students insight into the rising market of individual media within online platforms such as Youtube or Afreeca TV.
The lectures are held every Tuesday and Thursday, from 4 P.M. to 6 P.M. until October 31. Therefore, students can sign up to participate anytime through the KU library website. Likewise, CCL is evolving into an interactive space in which students can reach out for the resources required in drawing the blueprints for their future careers.