BBC Journalists went undercover with LSE students for North-Korea documentary


North Korea has recently celebrated the birth of its founder Kim Il-sung with a day of celebrations. The celebrations continued unabated despite the worldwide controversy about its nuclear weapons programme.

John Sweeney

However, there’s no doubt about the harsh reality of life in the secretive state. This has been caught on tape by a BBC team filming undercover with a group of university students who were on an official tour.  The show is called BBC Panorama. The BBC’s reporter John Sweeney has also defended his stand in a BBC interview after London School Economics administration raised concerns over the incident.

Source: BBC, Observer, You Tube, Ignored Voices

Published by Bhavesh Kumar

A multi-talented media professional with diverse experience spanning across journalism (digital and broadcast), management consultancy and documentary filmmaking. Worked for the leading newspaper (the Times of India) and news broadcaster (NDTV India) on their web portal, feature stories, shooting, scripting, programming and editing broadcast news. A creative mindset focused on executing new-age strategic communication initiatives with all its corresponding elements (clear and coherently written key messages, social media marketing and multimedia content) to ensure effective target audience impressions. Also, worked on several primary and secondary market research projects (Market Feasibility Study) for business expansion into new markets.

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