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Choson Sinbo
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This article is about the Zainichi Korean newspaper. For the South Korean newspaper, see Chosun Ilbo.
The Choson Sinbo (Chosun Shinbo), also known by the name of its English edition The People's Korea, is a newspaper based in Japan, published in both Korean and Japanese. The name literally means 'Chosun (Korea) Newspaper'. It is published by the General Association of Korean Residents,[1] a pro-North Korea representative body for Zainichi Koreans, who also run The People's Korea (PK), an English language news site.
Chosun Shinbo
TypeWeekly newspaper
PublisherGeneral Association of Korean Residents
Launched1 June 1957
LanguageKorean and Japanese
Choson Sinbo
Japanese name
Revised HepburnChōsen Shinpō
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJoseon Sinbo
McCune–ReischauerChosŏn Sinbo
When reporting from North Korea, Choson Sinbo journalist enjoy more freedoms than other foreign reporters and they have managed to publish exclusive stories on projects in the country and scoops on Japan–North Korea relations.[2]
On November 4, 2020, it's reported that majority of its content are placed in a paywall scheme, which can complicate things since it can run into legal troubles with sanctions against North Korea.[3]
Notable staff
Lee Hoesung, who wrote for the paper until 1969
See also
North Korea portal
  1. ^ "15,000th Issue of Choson Sinbo Marked". Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
  2. ^ Oliver Hotham (7 August 2018). ""NK Signal": State-backed South Korean news agency pitches inter-Korean romance". NK News - North Korea News. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  3. ^ nknews (4 November 2020). "Pro-North Korea newspaper in Japan monetizes website with paywall | NK News". NK News - North Korea News. Retrieved 24 March 2021.
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