April 23, 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 says ‘no reason’ it can’t meet with Japan

An in-depth analysis of Pyongyang’s conditions for talks with Tokyo, rice transplanting and Russian volunteer farm labor

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJune 1, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea provides a front-row seat to anti-Yoon protests

An in-depth analysis of propaganda on ROK demonstrations, tourism promotion, agricultural drought and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMay 25, 2023
Analysis

State media review: ‘Little Boy’ spooks North Korea ahead of warm weather season

An in-depth analysis of warnings to brace for El Niño, more anti-ROK animations, a women’s clothing expo and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMay 18, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea lambastes ROK ‘military collusion’ with Japan

An in-depth analysis of criticism of bilateral summit, praise for Russia’s war and meetings with China’s ambassador

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMay 11, 2023
News

A North Korean school asks students, ‘Do you wanna build a snowman?’

State TV shows elite middle school using Disney film ‘Frozen’ to teach English, despite crackdowns on foreign media

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungMay 10, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea slams US over Silicon Valley Bank collapse

An in-depth analysis of criticisms of capitalism, missile-like apartments, an important military holiday and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 27, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea celebrates biggest holiday in subdued fashion

An in-depth analysis of founding leader’s birthday, suspicious financial aid and criticism of ROK response to US leaks

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 20, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korea mobilizes celebrities to ‘arouse’ patriotism

An in-depth analysis of a new productivity campaign, law on scientific experts, Xi’s message to Kim Jong Un and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 13, 2023
News

Music by ‘Queen of K-pop’ features in new North Korean propaganda vlog

Tourism video targeting Chinese viewers uses BoA track despite DPRK’s crackdown on foreign media

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Seung-Yeon ChungApril 12, 2023
Analysis

State media review: North Korean kids show loyalty to state by walking 215 miles

An in-depth analysis of children’s cross-country pilgrimage, a new school year and the DPRK’s latest Cheonan denial

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungApril 6, 2023
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