How North Korean Media Propagandizes Its Rocket Launches

Although North Korean media appears to have gone into overdrive following today's satellite launch success, a look back at previous launches showcases extremely similar patterns.
December 12th, 2012
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Today’s satellite launch, the first actual success in North Korea’s history, was handled very differently to what was an extremely high profile attempt in April this year. In contrast to deep coverage ahead of the launch date, this time there were only three mentions of the rocket made by KCNA, with one article announcing the

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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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