A case study of control in information in North Korea (part one)

North Korean citizens are completely isolated from the outside world; nevertheless, they are exposed to an increasing influx of external information since the 90’s. It was due to a decreasing economic situation which forced North Korean citizens to travel inside and outside of the country for economical purposes. In the same time opportunities for citizens to… Read More A case study of control in information in North Korea (part one)

Second Day of the WPK Congress

Accordingt to the North Korean Workers’ Journal, Rodong Sinmun,  “The second-day sitting of the Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) took place on Saturday”. Basically no important annoucements were made. Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the WPK, continued his report on the work of the Party Central Committee.

Thoughts about the 7th Congress of the WPK

Since its establishment in 1948, North Korea has been effectively controlled by the Workers’ Party of Korea. Starting from the 6th May, the WPK will hold its seventh congress. The WPK congress is a gathering of delegates of the WPK. Exceptionally there will be no delegations from foreign countries (177 delegations from 118 countries were represented… Read More Thoughts about the 7th Congress of the WPK