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Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
With the growth of the Internet and social media, the way news is both produced and consumed has changed rapidly in recent years.
Demand for traditional print and broadcast media is continually decreasing, with the knock-on effect that for many outlets, the financial resources required to maintain foreign bureaus, high-quality editorial staff and specialist journalists are all decreasing.