December 01, 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).

Analysis

State media review: After heavy rains, North Korea combats water-borne disease

An in-depth analysis of efforts to secure clean water, propaganda on Korean War, Kim Il Sung’s memoirs and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJuly 22, 2022
Analysis

State media review: DPRK accuses Yoon of ‘scheming’ over 2019 defector incident

An in-depth analysis of criticism of the Yoon administration, Kim Il Sung’s birthday celebrations, heavy rains and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJuly 14, 2022
Analysis

State media review: North Korea slams South Korea for joining NATO summit

An in-depth analysis of criticism of ‘Asian NATO,’ media coverage of heavy rains and floods and anti-US propaganda

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJune 30, 2022
Analysis

State media review: Pro-DPRK media says tensions may cause ‘unpredictable event’

An in-depth analysis of criticism of the Biden administration, extreme weather, relaxed quarantine rules and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJune 23, 2022
Analysis

State media review: New disease outbreak rubs salt in North Korea’s wounds

An in-depth analysis of drought and epidemics in a rice-producing region, blaming workers for economic issues and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJune 17, 2022
Analysis

State media review: North Korea praises medics for working with high fevers

An in-depth analysis of foreign medicine use, plans for a children’s conference, criticism of Yoon Suk-yeol and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJune 9, 2022
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
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
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
News

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