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Potboiler Press: British Media and North Korea

Potboiler Press: British Media and North Korea

British news coverage of North Korea suffers for two primary reasons: an insular attitude toward the outside world and the British public’s relative lack of interest in Korean affairs. The result is a trivia-dominated approach that emphasizes the weirdest stories over substantive issues. This state of affairs seems unlikely to change as [...]

Have “Engagers” Really Taken Over the World? Thoughts on “Subverted Engagement”

Have “Engagers” Really Taken Over the World? Thoughts on “Subverted Engagement”

I have only met Professor B.R. Myers once, when we both took part in a conference on North Korean arts in Vienna. Though young, or at least younger than me—not difficult these days—he came across as one with strong views, trenchantly expressed, characteristics also evident in his writing. Myers is a literature specialist and argues that [...]

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