The week in North Korean state media: A review of Jan. 20 to Jan. 27
An analysis of anti-US propaganda and state media's emphasis on farming and technological self-sufficiency
Every week, NK Pro conducts an in-depth review of state media from North Korea.
The following review, covering the period of Jan. 20 to 27, 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:Sparse anti-U.S. propaganda in domestic-facing media Continued emphasis on agriculture A new movie about an industrious wife who outshines her lazy husband
North Korea’s state-run Korean Central Television (KCTV), Rodong Sinmun, Minju Joson
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- 02Kim Jong Un reviews old satellite imagery despite North Korea’s new eyes in sky
- 03Eyes above: How a new ROK satellite will help monitor North Korea’s every move
- 04Timeline: From North Korea’s satellite launch to scrapping 2018 military deal
- 05North Korea’s post-reform elections looked a lot like those that came before
- 06State media review: North Korea faults ‘puppets’ for collapse of military deal
- 07In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far
- 08Why it matters if South Koreans personally know a North Korean defector