May 14, 2024

North Korea’s Propaganda Mastermind

by The Journal

For six decades, one man has been largely responsible for creating North Korea’s propaganda machine: Kim Ki Nam. He served all three North Korean dictators and is the architect of many of the myths that have helped to keep the Kim family in power. Last week, Kim Ki Nam died at the age of 94. WSJ’s Timothy Martin reports on his controversial legacy. 

Further Reading:

-The Original Mastermind Behind North Korea’s Cult-of-Personality Propaganda Dies 

-Kim Jong Un’s New Look Is More Man Than Superhuman 

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-How North Korea’s Hacker Army Stole $3 Billion in Crypto 

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