8

(Going from best to worst)

Most reputable:

www.38north.org/ - program of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and is managed by former U.S. Department of State official Joel S. Wit and USKI Assistant Director

https://www.nknews.org/ (paywalled 90% of the time) - NK News is an independent, privately owned specialist information source that focuses on North Korea.

http://www.nkeconwatch.com/ - Launched in January 2006, North Korean Economy Watch (NKeconWatch) is intended as a research resource for business persons, policy makers, academics, journalists and others interested in the North Korean economy (broadly speaking).

http://www.dailynk.com/ - Daily NK is an online newspaper focusing on issues relating to North Korea. The site, which is run by citizens of both Koreas alongside a small handful of staff and volunteers from third countries, is based in South Korea where it reports stories allegedly obtained from inside North Korea via a network of informants. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's eldest son Kim Jong-nam describes it as the most accurate source of inside information on North Korea, particularly the country's markets.[11][12] Sometimes even South Korea's National Intelligence Service contacts Daily NK asking for information.

http://www.northkoreatech.org/ - North Korea Tech is a San Francisco-based blog authored by Martyn Williams which covers consumer electronics and technology developments in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

https://sinonk.com/ - Sino-NK is a research website for Sinologists and Koreanists.

http://www.nkleadershipwatch.org/ - Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Less reputable:

http://www.rfa.org/english/news/korea - Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit international broadcasting corporation[2] that broadcasts and publishes online news, information, and commentary to listeners in East Asia while "advancing the goals of U.S. foreign policy."

https://www.apnews.com/tag/NorthKorea - The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City that operates as a cooperative, unincorporated association. "The Associated Press has opened a news bureau in Pyongyang making it the first western news agency to have a reporter and photographer based in the North Korean capital."

Mainstream media:

https://www.upi.com/search/?utm_source=upi&utm_campaign=nav&utm_medium=search&ss=north+korea&s_l=articles&s_term=7&sort=rel - United Press International is an international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines and radio and television stations for most of the 20th century

CNN.com - occasionally reports on good topics from North Korea like their luxury stores.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/series/north-korea-network - The Guardian did an extensive feature on the NK NEWS Leadership Tracker. Also regularly cites articles from NKNews.

Fake news/a lot of disinformation:

http://www.mirror.co.uk/all-about/north-korea

https://www.thesun.co.uk/where/north-korea/

http://www.express.co.uk/search?s=north+korea

All of these websites generally contain hyperbolic titles, basic misinformation, poor sourcing and unprofessional journalism and illustration like https://metrouk2.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/mg_trump_kim_missile_comp.png

North Korean propaganda:

rodong.rep.kp

kcna.rep.kp

naenara.com.kp

(Going from best to worst) **Most reputable:** www.38north.org/ - program of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and is managed by former U.S. Department of State official Joel S. Wit and USKI Assistant Director https://www.nknews.org/ (paywalled 90% of the time) - NK News is an independent, privately owned specialist information source that focuses on North Korea. http://www.nkeconwatch.com/ - Launched in January 2006, North Korean Economy Watch (NKeconWatch) is intended as a research resource for business persons, policy makers, academics, journalists and others interested in the North Korean economy (broadly speaking). http://www.dailynk.com/ - Daily NK is an online newspaper focusing on issues relating to North Korea. The site, which is run by citizens of both Koreas alongside a small handful of staff and volunteers from third countries, is based in South Korea where it reports stories allegedly obtained from inside North Korea via a network of informants. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's eldest son Kim Jong-nam describes it as the most accurate source of inside information on North Korea, particularly the country's markets.[11][12] Sometimes even South Korea's National Intelligence Service contacts Daily NK asking for information. http://www.northkoreatech.org/ - North Korea Tech is a San Francisco-based blog authored by Martyn Williams which covers consumer electronics and technology developments in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. https://sinonk.com/ - Sino-NK is a research website for Sinologists and Koreanists. http://www.nkleadershipwatch.org/ - Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership **Less reputable:** http://www.rfa.org/english/news/korea - Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit international broadcasting corporation[2] that broadcasts and publishes online news, information, and commentary to listeners in East Asia while "advancing the goals of U.S. foreign policy." https://www.apnews.com/tag/NorthKorea - The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City that operates as a cooperative, unincorporated association. "The Associated Press has opened a news bureau in Pyongyang making it the first western news agency to have a reporter and photographer based in the North Korean capital." **Mainstream media:** https://www.upi.com/search/?utm_source=upi&utm_campaign=nav&utm_medium=search&ss=north+korea&s_l=articles&s_term=7&sort=rel - United Press International is an international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines and radio and television stations for most of the 20th century CNN.com - occasionally reports on good topics from North Korea like their luxury stores. https://www.theguardian.com/world/series/north-korea-network - The Guardian did an extensive feature on the NK NEWS Leadership Tracker. Also regularly cites articles from NKNews. **Fake news/a lot of disinformation:** http://www.mirror.co.uk/all-about/north-korea https://www.thesun.co.uk/where/north-korea/ http://www.express.co.uk/search?s=north+korea All of these websites generally contain hyperbolic titles, basic misinformation, poor sourcing and unprofessional journalism and illustration like https://metrouk2.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/mg_trump_kim_missile_comp.png **North Korean propaganda:** rodong.rep.kp kcna.rep.kp naenara.com.kp

No comments yet...