"BBC Tactics in Covering North Korea Are Faulted" - Ravi Somaiya - The New York Times

Byline: Ravi Somaiya; 2013-04-15; The New York Times; pages A4

Report: Lapses Undercover in North Korea


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"As tensions escalated between North Korea and the world late last month, a small group of students from the prestigious London School of Economics crossed the border into the reclusive country for what was described by organizers as a government-sanctioned “week of sight seeing, meeting with ministers, government officials” and academics. But among the students, the university announced in an outraged statement over the weekend, were three BBC journalists filming an undercover documentary."

Description:The New York Times' Ravi Somaiya discusses BBC undercover tactics in reporting on North Korea.

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