Meet the Man Who Edits Kim Jong Un’s Speeches

NK NEWS speaks to Michael Harrold, Kim Jong Un's speech copyeditor, about working for North Korea
February 25th, 2013
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When Kim Jong Un introduced himself to the world last year with his first public speech, it made global headlines.

Speaking on Kim Il Sung’s 100th birthday, the youngest Kim’s speech was a major event for North Koreans – Kim Jong Il’s voice was famously only broadcast once. It is an unusual honour, therefore,

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James Pearson (@pearswick) was the NK News Seoul Correspondent.

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