What It’s Like To Run A North Korea News Website

These bizarre messages we keep receiving should give you some idea:
March 21st, 2013
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Illustration by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick

Despite being staffed by writers mainly from Europe and North America, at NK NEWS we have been increasingly receiving correspondence from readers who believe the site is an official arm of the North Korean government, run from Pyongyang.

Perhaps it’s because we’ve got a red star in our

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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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