Dongnipsinmun (The Independent), the First Korean Newspaper Published in Hangeul
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Empire of Korea
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Dongnipsinmun, or The Independent, was the first Korean newspaper published in Hangeul by Seo Jae-pil in April 1896. The publication of this newspaper was an epoch-making event, but it was closed on December 4, 1899 due to a dispute with the government of the Great Han Empire.