April 21, 2021

Read all about it: North Korea’s newspapers and how they differ

The DPRK's state-run newspapers offer little variety for their readers

The Rodong Sinmun, the organ of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party, is by far the most important newspaper in North Korea.

The very first issue of the Rodong Sinmun was published on November 1, 1945. At that time, it was called Chongro (right way). Chongro was not a daily but a weekly newspaper and was an organ of the North Korean bureau of the Korean Communist Party.