Posts Tagged ‘Pak Jong Suk’

Press Conference as Discursive Battleground: Pyongyang’s Evolving “Double Defector” Propaganda

By | June 09, 2013

As the case of the “Laos Nine” reverberates, Brian Gleason examines the motivations and tactics behind Pyongyang’s recent move to place “redefectors” front and center in the public discourse within North Korea itself in the second installment of a two-part series.

Overwhelmed by Guilt: Pyongyang’s Evolving “Double Defector” Propaganda

By | May 25, 2013

Brian Gleason shows how instances of double defections are being slyly used by the North Korean regime for propagandistic effect.

Oprah vs. Juche: Reviewing the Ling/Lee Memoirs

By | July 03, 2012

Oprah vs. Juche: Reviewing the Ling/Lee Memoirs by Adam Cathcart and Brian Gleason [1] Ling, Laura and Lisa. Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home. New York: Harper Collins, 2010. Lee, Euna with Lisa Dickey.  The World Is Bigger Now: An American Journalist’s Release from Captivity […]