January 27, 2021

In South Korea, a legal dispute over who can distribute North Korean media

Yonhap News Agency suing competitor for unauthorized distribution of the Rodong Sinmun

Update at 1655 KST: this article has been updated to include further comment from News 1

South Korea’s state-funded Yonhap News Agency on Monday filed a lawsuit against competitor News 1 for distributing material from North Korean daily newspaper Rodong Sinmun without permission from the government.