May 28, 2023

North Korean media condemns rampant “fake news” in South Korea

Arirang Meari website accuses conservative outlets of "manipulating public opinion," spreading misinformation

Externally-focused North Korean state media on Tuesday criticized several South Korean outlets for spreading "rampant fake news" in recent days, warning that widespread disinformation could "lead the people towards a state of chaos."

In an article, Arirang Meari, a state-run website, accused conservative South Korean media outlets and YouTubers of seeking to manipulate public opinion.