Is the Associated Press collaborating with North Korea? AP & Pyongyang agree to separate truth from news

Very disturbing questions raised by secret agreement made between the AP and the North Korean Ministry of Propaganda and Agitation Is the Associated Press a willing collaborator with Pyongyang? AP top management refuses to answer that question. Fortunately, the excellent and embarrassed reporters of the AP are more than willing to do their job to bring the unfiltered […]

The Case of the Missing Dictator: North Korea flummoxes journalists; world spy agencies

Why did nobody know where Kim Jong Un was last week? When it comes to spy vs spy, North Korea often wins. By Nate Thayer October 14, 2014 The top world story of the boy dictator missing from public view for 40 days captured world headlines. North Korean supremo Kim Jong Un was dead; he […]

AP reports N. Korea “Ice Bucket Challenge”: silent on repression of disabled

AP reports “Ice Bucket Challenge” in North Korea; doesn’t on NK repression of disabled people Viral water dunking campaign for charity staged in Pyongyang by American rappers By Nate Thayer Sept 1, 2014 The Associated Press should be ashamed of themselves for being a willing collaborator in disseminating the state propaganda of North Korea, the world’s […]

White Power and Apocalyptic Cults: Pro-DPRK homegrown U.S. terrorist groups are Pyongyang chosen favorites

Pro-DPRK Americans Revealed American homegrown terrorist groups are the chosen favorites of Pyongyang by Nate Thayer , May 6, 2013 NK News Investigative Correspondent (This story appeared in NKNews.org. Please check out the excellent NK News Pro news service  launched in May, 2013 providing in depth, quality, comprehensive coverage for those serious about understanding North Korea at […]

Oops….Sorry About that Austin, Texas

Oops….Sorry About that Austin, Texas: An Otherwise Excellent Example of Great Journalism was Also a Tad Off The Korean Central News Agency Friday sent out one of the thousands of meticulously staged propaganda photographs they do each year, this one with a caption which included the description of an “urgent operation meeting on the Korean […]

For Pyongyang, Global Digital Revolution for Foreign Eyes Only:You Tube Bans North Korean Video

For Pyongyang, Global Digital Revolution for Foreign Eyes Only: You Tube Bans North Korean Video for Stealing Copyrighted U.S. Video Game Soundtrack: Pyongyang Dips its Toes Awkwardly Into the Global Information Age by Sending Propaganda Out and Forbidding Information In. YouTube has removed another North Korean government video from the state run Uriminzokkiri You Tube […]

Has Kim Jong Un Had Plastic Surgery? China Says: No Comment: Pyongyang erupts following reports circulating in Chinese media

Has Kim Jong Un Had Plastic Surgery? China Says: No Comment Pyongyang erupts following reports circulating in Chinese media by Nate Thayer , January 24, 2013 http://www.nknews.org/2013/01/china-issues-censorship-order-on-official-north-korea-reporting/ NKNews.org In the wake of North Korean state media Thursday issuing vitriolic objections of the “sordid hackwork of rubbish media” who alleged their young dictator underwent plastic surgery to look […]

North Korea Erupts at “sordid hackwork by rubbish media”: Vows a “dear price the human scum and media”will “have to pay”

North Korea Erupts at “sordid hackwork by rubbish media”: Vows a “dear price the human scum and media”will “have to pay” By Nate Thayer North Korea has erupted after months of silence over repeated news reports that Kim Jong-Un had plastic surgery to look like his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, with official media denouncing  “sordid” […]

Out of 7,000 Internet Readers of This Blog Today, Exactly Zero Came From North Korea and Precisely One From China

Out of 7,000 Internet Readers  of This Blog Today, Exactly Zero Came From North Korea and Precisely One From China A Brief Data Report Addressing the Thousands of Speculative News Stories in Recent Days on the March Towards an IT Revolution by Pyongyang and a Commitment to a Free Press In Beijing By Nate Thayer […]

Google Chief’s Teenage Daughter Blog Puts AP North Korea News Bureau to Shame: A Comparative Analysis

Amateur Journalism of Teenage Daughter of Google Chief Puts AP North Korea Reporting to Shame: A Comparative Analysis Exactly one year ago, the Associated Press was granted permission to open a news bureau in North Korea, becoming the first western media agency to set up an official operation, providing what was to be a major […]

“Capitalism Has No Future” North Korea Announces: “It is a matter of time for Capitalism to disappear from history.”

“Capitalism Has No Future” North Korea Announces: “It is a matter of time for Capitalism to disappear from history.” North Korea declared in a headline “Capitalism Has No Future”  today in official media, saying “It is a matter of time for capitalism which outlived its days to disappear from the arena of history.” In a […]

North Korea Announces 2013 Slogan is “building of an economic giant” as “Space Conquerors”

North Korea Announces 2013 Slogan is “building of an economic giant” as “Space Conquerors” The ruling Korean Workers Party organ, Rodong Sinmun, has an article announcing this year’s new slogan is “Let us bring about a radical turn in the building of an economic giant with the same spirit and mettle as were displayed in […]