Kim Jong Un’s elite photographers spare no expense to get the best shot
Leader’s news team uses expensive and potentially sanctioned hardware, while taking pains to conceal digital footprints
This article is the second in a two-part series on North Korea’s Political News Team responsible for covering the activities of the Kim family leaders. The first part can be read here.
A small cadre of professional photographers has captured North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s most high-profile moments, from meetings with Donald Trump to long-range ballistic missile tests.
These professionals make up what state media has called the “Political News Team,” and a close examination of state media reveals that the elite group spares no expense to acquire top hardware for its
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