The Associated Press and North Korea’s Sordid Secret Propaganda Pact

The Associated Press: Korea’s Global Propaganda arm By Nate Thayer February 7, 2016 The Associated Press opened their news bureau in Pyongyang, North Korea four years ago last month with much self-trumpeted pomp that brought the entire AP executive business side of the company hierarchy from their New York headquarters as invited guests of the […]

Associated Press Stays the Propaganda Course in Mundane North Korea Reporting

Associated Press Stays the Propaganda Course in Mundane North Korea Reporting Fully staffed Pyongyang news bureau won’t report major fire  Media competition does from Seoul, Tokyo, Washington By Nate Thayer June 12, 2015 On Thursday, June 11, there was a major fire at the iconic Koryo hotel in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. The story […]

AP secret agreement with propaganda arm of North Korean regime

The Associated Press in North Korea: A Potemkin news bureau? Confidential AP agreement with North Korea gives Pyongyang control over news stories (This story on the Associated Press making a secret written deal with North Korea agreeing to terms which, according to senior AP journalists involved in North Korea news coverage, have resulted in the […]

The AP in North Korea: A Potemkin news bureau? Secret AP deal gives Pyongyang control over news

By Nate Thayer NK News December 24, 2014 According to 14 current and former AP reporters involved in news produced out of the North Korean bureau, as well as the detailed draft agreement signed by AP top management with North Korea, the Pyongyang bureau is the only one in the world where the AP allows: […]

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 […]

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 North Korean Americans Revealed

American homegrown terrorist groups are the chosen favorites of Pyongyang By Nate Thayer In case anyone was confused about the fundamental political system in North Korea, one only has to look at who their political allies are abroad. It is a political system based on blind nationalism, racial purity, militarism, and intolerance. Their closest allies […]

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 […]

What Did Che Guevera and Kim Il Sung Have in Common? They were both Racist Bigots

What Did Che Guevera and Kim Il Sung Have in Common? They were both Racial Supremacists “The south Korean pro-American traitorous forces advocating the theory of ‘multiracial society’ are riffraffs who have not an iota of national soul, to say nothing of the elementary understanding of the view on the nation and social and historic […]

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 […]

25 Years of Slam Dunk Diplomacy: Rodman trip and history of U.S.-North Korean basketball diplomacy

25 Years of Slam Dunk Diplomacy: Rodman trip comes after decades of basketball diplomacy between U.S. and North Korea as a central tool in nuclear bomb negotiations by Nate Thayer , March 4, 2013 Published in NK News http://www.nknews.org/2013/03/slam-dunk-diplomacy/  NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman’s circus troupe delegation to North Korea was greeted by ridicule by most of […]

What do Kim Il Sung, Hun Sen Have In Common with Animal Pets? They All Obtained Bogus College Degrees

What do Dictators Have In Common with American Animal Pets? Kim Il Sung, Hun Sen, Other Third World Dictators Have Bogus College Degrees  By Nate Thayer After handing over all cameras, passing through metal detectors and patted down by soldiers of the Korean People’s Army checking for explosives and weapons, passing through a purification chamber […]