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Commenting on the Associated Press Bureau in Pyongyang

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Cultural Politics / history and memory / Korean War / Manchuria / North Korea / US-North Korea relations / War Crimes / 新闻自由

In reference to: Joshua Stanton, “AP Exclusive: North Koreans say Kim Jong Il is like Jesus, only bigger!,” One Free Korea [blog], April 9, 2012. Yes, the AP should indeed have consulted a few historians about Kim Il Sung’s claims in “With the Century,” or Googled what Hwang Jong-yop had to say about Kim Il Sung’s 40-volume “Works” (neither Hwang nor the Works are mentioned in the article).  Balance could have been better achieved through […]