April 18, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Seung-Yeon Chung

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).

Analysis

State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun

An in-depth analysis of Kim Il Sung’s birthday bash, a $2M gift to Chongryon, Bulgaria-DPRK ties and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 18, 2024
News

North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election

Reports on protests against Yoon after ruling party’s ‘crushing defeat’ likely aim to stir up conflict, expert says

Lina ParkLina Park | Seung-Yeon ChungApril 16, 2024
Analysis

State media review: North Korea begins celebrations for dead leader’s birthday

An in-depth analysis of a spring art festival, Kim’s latest letter to Putin and criticism of a human rights resolution

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 11, 2024
Analysis

State media review: North Korean space official promises more satellite launches

An in-depth analysis of space plans, claims about Japan-DPRK contact and the start of the new school year

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 4, 2024
Analysis

State media review: North Korea dissolves one of its oldest unification groups

An in-depth analysis of the death of a 77-year-old organization, Vietnam ties, human rights criticism and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMarch 28, 2024
Analysis

State media review: Kim Jong Un, daughter exalted as ‘great persons of guidance’

An in-depth analysis of daughter’s idolization, a new housing law, Pyongyang’s diplomatic outreach and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMarch 21, 2024
Analysis

State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day

An in-depth review of lip service for gender equality, a report on soccer victory, Tree Planting Day and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMarch 14, 2024
Analysis

State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’

An in-depth analysis of efforts to boost food production and marriages, ski resort promotions and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMarch 7, 2024
Analysis

State media review: Drought forecast raises risks to North Korean food security

An in-depth analysis of weather warnings, a new tourism city, Chongryon’s support for soccer team and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungFebruary 29, 2024
Analysis

State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war

An in-depth analysis of spy flight complaints, criticism of US over Gaza, the Day of the Shining Star and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungFebruary 22, 2024
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