The week in North Korean state media: A review of Jan. 14 to Jan. 20
An analytical look at Donald Trump’s gifts to Kim Jong Un, a fertilizer campaign, propaganda on ‘model’ wives and more
Every week, NK Pro conducts an in-depth analytic review of state media from North Korea.
The following review, covering the period of Jan. 14 to 20, 2022, features detailed analysis on the most noteworthy coverage from North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun, Korean Central News Agency, Korean Central Television and other state outlets.
This week’s review includes:Donald Trump’s gifts to Kim Jong Un at the Singapore Summit A mass campaign to produce fertilizer Free school supplies to celebrate Kim Jong Il’s upcoming birthday The love story of a “patriotic” wife who married a wounded
- 01North Korea’s post-reform elections looked a lot like those that came before
- 02State media review: North Korea faults ‘puppets’ for collapse of military deal
- 03In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far
- 04Why it matters if South Koreans personally know a North Korean defector
- 05Reopening in slow motion: The growing risks of North Korea’s two-tiered scheme
- 06North Korea’s election reforms are not the first time voters have had a choice
- 07How North Korea’s move to scrap military deal raises risk of conflict with South
- 08State media review: North Korea extols ‘heroic’ moms raising soldiers for regime