About the Author
Peter Moody is a contributor to NK News. His main research interests include North Korean political culture, mass media, ideology and daily life. He holds two masters degrees, one in East Asian Studies with a concentration in Modern Korean History and one in TESOL. He has lived in South Korea and has been a FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) fellowship recipient; his research on North Korea has been published in the Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies. He currently lives and teaches in Saudi Arabia.