Western Papers Discuss War, North Korean Papers Discuss Economy

In North Korea, four out of five front page articles in the country's main paper are about the economy
April 5th, 2013

As the self-perpetuating speculation of imminent war on the Korean peninsula continues to dominate headlines in 24-hour news coverage and world media outlets, North Korea’s largest daily newspaper the Rodong is sending out quite a different message.

While the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) has been releasing almost daily statements threatening to start conflict, the

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

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