May 29, 2022

About the author

Seung-Yeon Chung

Seung-Yeon Chung is a state media specialist at NK News. She previously worked in the Department of Unification and Foreign Ministry at Korean Broadcast System (KBS).

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State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19
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State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19

An in-depth look at wall-to-wall coverage of the country’s first outbreak in television and print media

State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 20, 2022
State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea
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State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea

An in-depth analysis of water shortages, the COVID-19 outbreak, criticism of the new South Korean president and more

State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 16, 2022
North Korea praises inter-Korean summits as Moon Jae-in prepares to leave office

North Korea praises inter-Korean summits as Moon Jae-in prepares to leave office

New photo book praises ‘unprecedented change' in inter-Korean relations during 2018

North Korea praises inter-Korean summits as Moon Jae-in prepares to leave office
State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought
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State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought

An in-depth analysis of efforts to combat agricultural damage, DPRK ties with Southeast Asia and Labor Day celebrations

State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 5, 2022
State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade
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State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade

An in-depth analysis of military parade festivities, Pyongyang fashion tips, and a potentially harmful sandstorm

State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 30, 2022
State media review: The wonderful lifestyles of privileged Pyongyangites
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State media review: The wonderful lifestyles of privileged Pyongyangites

An in-depth analysis of brand new housing projects, denouncement of U.S.-ROK drills and Kim Il Sung’s ‘thrifty’ life

State media review: The wonderful lifestyles of privileged Pyongyangites
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 21, 2022
State media review: North Korea’s nonstop celebrations for Kim family leaders
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State media review: North Korea’s nonstop celebrations for Kim family leaders

An in-depth analysis of the many holiday festivities for Kim Il Sung’s 110th birthday and Kim Jong Un anniversaries

State media review: North Korea’s nonstop celebrations for Kim family leaders
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 14, 2022
State media review: New film celebrates Kim Jong Un’s purge of Jang Song Thaek
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State media review: New film celebrates Kim Jong Un’s purge of Jang Song Thaek

An in-depth analysis of a new pro-Kim documentary, public outrage against the South, a TV drama about ping-pong and more

State media review: New film celebrates Kim Jong Un’s purge of Jang Song Thaek
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 7, 2022
State media review: North Koreans praise Kim Jong Un for latest ICBM test
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State media review: North Koreans praise Kim Jong Un for latest ICBM test

An in-depth analysis of missile launch reactions, an international art festival, attacks on Yoon Suk-yeol and more

State media review: North Koreans praise Kim Jong Un for latest ICBM test
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung March 31, 2022
State media review: North Korea on high alert as COVID-19 cases surge in Asia
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State media review: North Korea on high alert as COVID-19 cases surge in Asia

An in-depth analysis of state’s framing of COVID risk, promotion of Mount Kumgang and rebuke of human rights measures

State media review: North Korea on high alert as COVID-19 cases surge in Asia
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung March 25, 2022
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