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Analysis on Broadcasters and Internet Reports that Provide Weather Information Regarding Typhoons

태풍시기 기상정보 제공에 대한 방송사와 인터넷 보도자료 분석

  • Lee, Bo-Ram (Korea Meteorological Industry Promotion Agency) ;
  • Park, Jong-Kil (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Atmospheric Environment Information Research Center, Inje University) ;
  • Jung, Woo-Sik (Department of Atmospheric Environment Information Engineering/Atmospheric Environment Information Research Center, Inje University)
  • 이보람 (한국기상산업진흥원) ;
  • 박종길 (인제대학교 환경공학과/대기환경정보연구센터) ;
  • 정우식 (인제대학교 대기환경정보공학과/대기환경정보연구센터)
  • Received : 2016.09.09
  • Accepted : 2016.10.20
  • Published : 2017.01.31

Abstract

As a result of broadcasters' websites, there were more reports during the typhoon Bolaven/Tembin in 2012 than in 2002 and 2003. Checking related press releases of each broadcaster on NAVER, YTN reports are 3 times more than KBS. Considering great technology progress in the Internet and smart phone user environment compared to the past, it is thought to be rather regretful in that KBS has been the supervising broadcaster over Korean disaster. As a result of daily reports, the year 2002 typhoon Rusa was reported from the date of its arrival on Korean Peninsular to 3 days, but the information required to be provided for disaster prevention before its arrival was too scarce. 2003 typhoon Maemi was reported as many times as the 2002 typhoon, but its information was provided before its arrival. This is meaningful because the information provision was intended for disaster prevention unlike the past. In 2012, the number of weather forecast broadcast on the typhoon Bolaven/Tembin increased greatly compared to 2002 and 2003. This was also determined to be due to abundant information provided by broadcasters and the Internet portal sites as a result of great progress in Korea internet industry.

Keywords

Broadcasters;Internet report;Weather information

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 기상청

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