August 14, 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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Analysis

State media review: North Korea labors to limit ‘aftereffects’ of COVID-19

An in-depth analysis of advice for recovered patients, a congress of Koreans in Japan and nuclear retaliation against US

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJune 2, 2022
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Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMay 20, 2022
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Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMay 16, 2022
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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

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Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMay 5, 2022
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Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 30, 2022
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Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 21, 2022
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Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 14, 2022
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Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 7, 2022
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Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMarch 31, 2022