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One man’s mission to map all of North Korea – Ep. 339
North Korea News Podcast

One man’s mission to map all of North Korea – Ep. 339

Jacob Bogle discusses his work analyzing open-source imagery to decipher what others overlook

One man’s mission to map all of North Korea – Ep. 339
‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series
News

‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series

Skybound Entertainment is conducting review after sketch for series was allegedly found on cloud server linked to DPRK

‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer April 22, 2024
Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue
News

Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue

Caleb Mission featured in film ‘Beyond Utopia’ says it asks those it helps to agree to filming and attend 3-month class

Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Lina Park April 18, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun
Analysis

State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun

An in-depth analysis of Kim Il Sung’s birthday bash, a $2M gift to Chongryon, Bulgaria-DPRK ties and more

State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung April 18, 2024
Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project
News

Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project

Bombastic ceremony for 10K-home street in capital comes amid efforts to boost North Korean leader’s personality cult

Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko April 17, 2024
State media review: North Korea begins celebrations for dead leader’s birthday
Analysis

State media review: North Korea begins celebrations for dead leader’s birthday

An in-depth analysis of a spring art festival, Kim’s latest letter to Putin and criticism of a human rights resolution

State media review: North Korea begins celebrations for dead leader’s birthday
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung April 11, 2024
The true story behind North Korea’s bizarre basketball rules
Features

The true story behind North Korea’s bizarre basketball rules

The DPRK briefly experimented with 8-point shots, dunk penalties and more, and there was a kind of method to the madness

The true story behind North Korea’s bizarre basketball rules
Yong Ja HongYong Ja Hong April 10, 2024
North Korea’s impact on the South Korean general election – Ep. 337
North Korea News Podcast

North Korea’s impact on the South Korean general election – Ep. 337

The NK News team talks about voter indifference to DPRK issues, why anti-aircraft guns are on Seoul skyscrapers and more

North Korea’s impact on the South Korean general election – Ep. 337
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News April 10, 2024
Premier League pirates: How North Korean TV skirts law to air the beautiful game
Features

Premier League pirates: How North Korean TV skirts law to air the beautiful game

KCTV regularly shows sports despite lacking rights, even blurring ads and adding fake crowd noises to conceal source

Premier League pirates: How North Korean TV skirts law to air the beautiful game
Joe SmithJoe Smith April 8, 2024
Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website
Analysis

Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website

Purge of KCNA content appears aimed at expunging references to unification, South Korea and more

Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser April 5, 2024
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