October 01, 2023

North Korean news channel uses Mac OS wallpaper for backdrop

Archive U.S. tech company's wallpaper design used for North Korean broadcasts since May 2015

A North Korean state run news outlet is using a prominent desktop wallpaper from Apple's Mac operating system as a backdrop for its daily news packages, an analysis of their videos shows.

Uriminzokkiri, or "Our Nation By Itself," has since 2010 distributed North Korean video news segments through a Youtube channel and its China-based website, mainly repackaging existing domestic propaganda for an international Korean audience.