February 26, 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: North Korea revs up steel production amid construction push

An in-depth analysis of upgrades to biggest steel mill, parliament plans, ‘drunken goblin’ Yoon Suk-yeol and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungDecember 28, 2023
Analysis

State media review: Young North Koreans gift rocket launchers and buses to state

An in-depth analysis of student forced labor, remembrances of Kim Jong Il, praise for an ICBM launch and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungDecember 21, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea releases white paper on US human rights ‘abuses’

An in-depth of analysis of a defense of DPRK’s human rights record, a new mask factory and waterway and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungDecember 14, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea to hold major political meeting to wrap up year

An in-depth analysis of politburo decisions, commentaries on US and ROK, progress on housing projects and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungDecember 7, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea faults ‘puppets’ for collapse of military deal

An in-depth analysis of the CMA blame game, no-choice elections, praise for DPRK’s new satellite and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungNovember 30, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea extols ‘heroic’ moms raising soldiers for regime

An in-depth analysis of Mother’s Day celebrations, criticism of US weapons sales and silence about a new missile holiday

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungNovember 23, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea touts new law on disability rights

An in-depth analysis of how DPRK treats people with disabilities, arms sales counter claims, criticism of G7 and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung | Shreyas ReddyNovember 16, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea slams Blinken’s ‘confab with puppets’ in Seoul

An in-depth analysis of criticism of US foreign policy, get out the vote propaganda and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungNovember 9, 2023
Analysis

‘Son of the army’: North Korea holds up infant as future soldier for Kim Jong Un

TV program profiles boy delivered by army medics during pandemic, in propaganda campaign to shore up support for regime

Lina ParkLina Park | Seung-Yeon ChungNovember 7, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea blames Israel and US for Gaza hospital bombing

An in-depth analysis of commentary on Middle East, calls to boost fishing yields, a state newspaper anniversary and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungNovember 2, 2023
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