March 04, 2021

S.Korean journalists lament low-quality N. Korea reporting

Media experts on N.Korea worry about distorted, low-quality information due to political influence, media commercialization

Journalists and media experts gathered in Seoul on Monday to discuss South Korean media's reporting tendencies on inter-Korean relations, mainly focusing on reports from the Chosun Ilbo and Korean Broadcasting System (KBS).

Journalists taking part in the Seoul panel "Current Reporting on Inter-Korean Relations," commonly pointed Monday to worsening reporting standards, caused by what one said was the change from progressive to conservative governments.