April 16, 2024
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BBC for N. Korea debate continues

Supporters of idea note obstacles but say more outside information would help

An effort to establish a Korean-language service at the BBC, aimed at broadcasting into the North, has some observers interested in giving Northerners more options for hearing about the outside world.

But all acknowledge the obstacles the broadcast would face in even reaching North Koreans and it may be some time before the British public broadcaster is willing to commit to such a project.

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