BBC says no to North Korea targeted service

Broadcaster believes new service would reach "insignificant percentage of the population"
January 14th, 2014
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The BBC World Service has decided against a proposal to establish a Korean language service, a judgement relayed to British MPs by William Hague last week has shown.

In a letter addressed to the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, Foreign Secretary William Hague said that the World Service had examined the arguments for a Korean BBC

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Oliver Hotham

Oliver Hotham is an NK News contributor based in London. He has previously worked at the Sunday Times and politics.co.uk.

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