EXCLUSIVE! How Reuters Sources Keep Getting It Wrong on North Korea

September 26th, 2012
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Over the past year or so, Reuters have released several “exclusive” stories that have set the internet on light when it comes to North Korea reporting.  However, it appears their main source on North Korea frequently appears to get things wrong.

After publication, these stories have led to extensive re-reporting and analysis across the internet,

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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  • http://twitter.com/FredBauder Fred Bauder

    I’ve placed notes on Wikipedia talk pages about this, as Wikipedia is particularly vulnerable to republishing anything published in a source that is generally accepted as reliable. It was obvious that the talk of reform was pretty much vapor no matter where it was published. Generally information about what might happen is excluded from Wikipedia.

  • warung

    why not contact Reuters to have them react on this before publishing the article ? would have been fair

  • http://twitter.com/nknewsorg NK NEWS

    Looks like Reuters have now picked up on this article:
    http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL4E8KS4F320120929