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1. 38 North

38 North Washington, District of Columbia, US
38 North, a publication of the Stimson Center, is an authoritative source of policy and technical analysis regarding North Korea's internal and external affairs. It aims to facilitate an informed public policy debate about peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and provide policymakers, practitioners, and other stakeholders with data and insights that may enhance understanding of one of the world's most complex security dilemmas.
Also in North Korea News Websites
8.1K 38.5K 2 posts / week Jan 2010 Get Email Contact More

2. North Korean Economy Watch

North Korean Economy Watch Alexandria, Virginia, US
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
4.5K 2 posts / month Mar 1994 Get Email Contact More

3. North Korea Times

 North Korea Times Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
North Korea Times is a Pyongyang-focused online newspaper that seeks to present full and frank coverage of one of the world's most watched countries. Our mission is to provide up-to-the-minute news about the country, together with international headlines as part of a global network pooling resources to deliver a quality service to member portals. It presents breaking local news, the top stories, business headlines, and North Korean weather.
6.8K 1 post / day Sep 2002 Get Email Contact More

4. The National Committee on North Korea

The National Committee on North Korea Washington, District of Columbia, US
The National Committee on North Korea is a non-governmental organization of persons with significant expertise in and diverse perspectives on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
747 5.3K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

5. North Korea Leadership Watch

North Korea Leadership Watch Salt Lake City, Utah, US
North Korea Leadership Watch focuses on North Korea's (DPRK) leadership and political culture in the person of the late Kim Jong Il and those political and military organizations and institutions that were under his direct, and indirect, control including the Korean Workers' Party (KWP), the National Defense Commission (NDC) and the DPRK Government.
3.1K 3 posts / week Sep 2009 Get Email Contact More

6. My North Korea

My North Korea Murfreesboro, Tennessee, US
My North Korea exposes North Korea from satellite imagery. It also discusses domestic, economic and military locations, helping to uncover this hermit kingdom.
1.9K 3 posts / quarter Feb 2013 Get Email Contact More

7. Brookings - North Korea

Brookings - North Korea Washington, District of Columbia, US
Brookings's mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations. Find independent research and analysis on North Korea.
410.4K 446.7K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

8. TheJournal.ie - North Korea

TheJournal.ie - North Korea Ireland
Read breaking news and analysis on North Korea from Ireland's number one online news source
446K 733.6K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

9. Koryo Tours

Koryo Tours Beijing, China
The mission of Koryo Tours is to guarantee that if you decide to travel with Koryo Tours you will get the best possible tourist experience in North Korea.
Also in Korea Travel Blogs
13.9K 6.5K 17K 2 posts / month Jun 2013 Get Email Contact More

10. Young Pioneer Tours

Young Pioneer Tours Shenzhen, China
Welcome to the Young Pioneer Tours blog about everything North Korea, and all of our other special off the beaten the track destinations.
27.6K 3.6K 15 posts / month Dec 2010 Get Email Contact More


SINO-NK SINO-NK is a collective of Koreanists & Sinologists dedicated to analyzing the borderland dynamics, transnational ties, & history of relations between China & North Korea.
859 9.7K 1 post / day Feb 2010 Get Email Contact More

12. North Korea Tech

North Korea Tech Palo Alto, California, US
North Korea Tech is dedicated to covering and collecting information regarding the state of information technology and related industry in North Korea.
28.2K 4.5K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

13. HRNK Insider

HRNK Insider HRNK Insider provides news, analysis and events from the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea.
4.3K 5.7K 2 posts / quarter Jan 2013 Get Email Contact More

14. Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders Crossing Borders is a faith-based organization dedicated to helping North Korean refugees who cross the border to China for food and medical assistance. We also have several orphanages, which house children whose parents have abandoned or cannot take care of them.
4.1K 378 403 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

15. One Corea Network

One Corea Network One Corea Network talks about Korea and the DPRK region in detail.
10 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

16. Friends of Korea

Friends of Korea Friends of Korea talks about the issues and gives analysis on North Korea
1 post / month Jun 2009 Get Email Contact More

17. The Guardian » North Korea

The Guardian » North Korea London, England, UK
Get the latest North Korea news and features from Guardian, tthe world's leading liberal voice. We're a reader-funded global news organization, with more than 1.5 million supporters in 180 countries. We are fiercely independent, free from shareholders or billionaire owners.
8.5M 10.9M 6 posts / month Get Email Contact More

18. Jaka Parker - Youtube

Jaka Parker - Youtube Pyongyang, Korea
I am a freelance photographer from Indonesia and Pyongyang resident since 2012 until March 2018. This channel is about my daily life inside DPRK/North Korea
687 45.5K 2 posts / month Feb 2012 Get Email Contact More

19. BuzzFeed - North Korea

BuzzFeed - North Korea New York, US
BuzzFeed is building the defining news and entertainment company for the social mobile age. Get the latest North Korea buzz on Buzzfeed
11.9M 6.2M Get Email Contact More

20. NK News

NK News London, England, UK
NK News is an independent outlet that focuses on North Korea and publishes hard-hitting stories, unveiling sanctions violations, and delivering opinion from all sides of the Korean peninsula.
57.5K 91.5K Apr 2010 Get Email Contact More

21. Flipboard | North Korea Real Time Stories

Flipboard | North Korea Real Time Stories Get the Current and up-to-date news, info, politics, opinion, sports, and satire on North Korea by Buck Turgidson
166.5K 14.8K Get Email Contact More

22. Free Korea

Free Korea Washington, District of Columbia, US
Free Korea is written by Joshua Stanton, an army veteran, lawyer, blogger. He writes about his views on North Korea.
4.7K Jan 2000 Get Email Contact More

23. kim jong-un looking at things

kim jong-un looking at things Paektu Mountain
kim jong-un looking at things discusses how the the dear respected leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, likes to look at things.
1.7K Dec 2011 Get Email Contact More

24. Asiapress - Rimjimgang

Asiapress - Rimjimgang Asiapress North Korea Reporting Team began operations in 1998 in Osaka. Besides ongoing reports along the China-North Korea border, in 2004 the team cultivating journalists started creating reports from within North Korea itself. Rimjin-gang is the first-ever independent publication in the world reported directly by people of North Korea
755 4.8K 30 posts / year Get Email Contact More

25. Choson Exchange

Choson Exchange Korea
 Choson Exchange supports entrepreneurs and business-minded individuals in North Korea through workshops, internships, mentorships and scholarships inside and outside of the DPRK. We also help policymakers, researchers and international media understand North Korea's business and economic environment through on-the-ground research
4.3K 4.1K Feb 2008 Get Email Contact More

26. What's Left | North Korea

What's Left | North Korea Stephen Gowans, Author of Washington's Long War on Syria writes about North Korea on his whats left blog.
3.4K Feb 2007 Get Email Contact More

27. Uritours | Your Guide To DPRK

Uritours | Your Guide To DPRK New York City, New York, US
North Korea (DPRK) Tours and Travel - Uri Tours is the most trusted name in North Korea Travel. We specialize in premium, custom and safe tours to North Korea. We are a North Korea tour operator and DMC.
2.4K 1.2K 6.2K 1 post / year Jan 2013 Get Email Contact More

28. Tongil Tours

Tongil Tours Beijing, China
Tongil Tours is the only North Korea travel service staffed entirely by Korean-speaking academic specialists. As such, we seek to provide to our tour participants not only an unforgettable adventure in North Korea, but also a more nuanced understanding of the country and its people.
901 948 433 Jan 2016 Get Email Contact More

29. North Korea Football

North Korea Football Norway
North Korea Football discusses about the latest football news in DPRK region.
Dec 2009 Get Email Contact More

30. DPRK Video Archive - Youtube

DPRK Video Archive - Youtube Korea
DPRK Video Archive helps the english speaking world to understand north Korean propaganda better.
Aug 2006 Get Email Contact More

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North Korea Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering North Korea. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Gareth Johnson youngpioneertours.com/blogs 72
Michael Chang crossingbordersnk.org/blog 40
eim ncnk.org 35
Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein nkeconwatch.com 30
mmcpherson ncnk.org 27
Jaka Parker youtube.com/channel/UCzvCf_q10UZkUJE0lOav0ag/videos 19
nkleadershipwatch nkleadershipwatch.org 19
Martyn Williams 38north.org 17
Peter Makowsky 38north.org 16
Dominic Perry youngpioneertours.com/blogs 15
Justin McCurry in Tokyo theguardian.com/world/north-korea 14
Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies theguardian.com/world/north-korea 14
Vann H. Van Diepen 38north.org 13
Anthony Rinna sinonk.com 10
Reuters in Seoul theguardian.com/world/north-korea 8
Staff and agencies theguardian.com/world/north-korea 8
Webmaster YPT youngpioneertours.com/blogs 8
Martyn Williams northkoreatech.org 7
38 North 38north.org 6
Olli Heinonen 38north.org 6
Agence France-Presse theguardian.com/world/north-korea 5
Andrew Yeo brookings.edu/topic/north-korea 5
Frank Pabian 38north.org 5
Robert Carlin 38north.org 5
Adam Cathcart sinonk.com 4
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