A big thank you to journalist Nelson Groom for tackling a cult and a topic several Korean media groups are shamefully scared of. Thanks to those that spoke out, I know that isn’t an easy thing to do.
There are a couple of related tidbits here on my cult forums. In a nutshell: 1) I was ever-so-slightly misquoted and 2) I don’t think the Melbourne Uni spokesperson interviewed for the piece was entirely honest. He/she was either uninformed (then what good are they?), misinformed, or not being entirely honest.
A University of Melbourne spokesperson said they were not aware of the group
I actually have emails from an admin who sounds rather senior from their job title dating back to 2014. No complaints about the content at all, but I just surprised to see the above denial. One person a little closer to the action in Australia informed me they believe the spokespeople for the other universities mentioned in the article likewise offered statements inconsistent with reality.