The Journalism of North Korea

Friday, April 08, 2011


When it comes to clamping down on information, it's hard to top The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. But thanks to some very determined journalists in recent years, news is crossing the border. According to Robert Boynton in the April issue of the Atlantic, “a half-dozen independent media organizations have been launched … to communicate with North Koreans – to bring news out of the country as well as to get potentially destabilizing information in.” Boynton explains.

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Daniel Bashian

i found it hard to believe that a country could be in such lock down by there own government that they cannot even get global news in or local news out of the country. the way the people to get news in and out is so basic, yet the gov't still hasn't figured it out which is awesome.

Apr. 21 2011 06:35 PM

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