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The Mexican Origins of North Korea’s Latest YouTube Channel

The Mexican Origins of North Korea’s Latest YouTube Channel

A YouTube account that began livestreaming North Korean television last week is part of network of social media sites that have amassed millions of views for North Korean propaganda and appear to be based in Mexico. The new YouTube channel, called “KCTV - Choson TV,” was created on February 6, 2017, and has already livestreamed several [...]

Inspector O and the Twitter Account

Inspector O and the Twitter Account

Inspector O was the glummest I’d ever seen him. He was sitting at a table in a dark corner of the bar, shoulders slack, head bowed, eyes closed. At first it appeared he might be praying. “What’s wrong, Inspector?” I put a cheery note into my voice. “It’s the New Year. All is fresh and sparkling with hope.” “Shut up, will [...]

Credit for photo of young North Korean girl: T.M. All rights reserved, used with permission.