April 19, 2024
Analysis

How North Korean TV covered the Kim-Trump summit – Thursday and Friday

DPRK TV hinted at disappointment over the Kim-Trump meeting's outcomes

Korean Central Television didn’t deviate from its typical coverage plan on Thursday and spent the day reporting on Kim Jong Un’s activities from a day earlier, so viewers were unaware of the outcome of his summit with Donald Trump until it signed on for broadcasting on Friday.

KCTV was on air from 1500 to 2030 on Thursday and broadcast four times a three-minute special news bulletin anchored by Ri Chun Hee that covered Kim’s dinner with Trump and his visit to the North Korean embassy in Hanoi.

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