March 27, 2023

Why North Korea attracts so much sensational media coverage

North Korea attracts more nonsense reporting than any other country – but why? And will things ever improve?

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.