Why North Korea’s State Propaganda Is Smarter Than You Think

October 3rd, 2012

For a country that’s supposedly cut off from the rest of the world, North Korea’s state run KCNA (Korean Central News Agency) certainly demonstrates a shrewd ability to track international affairs.

To many outsiders, North Korean local news seems like a farce, characterized by gushing reports dedicated to things like the latest Kim statues to

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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  • http://twitter.com/sam_kriss Sam Kriss

    couldn’t the exact same things be said about the western media?