Media outlets constantly make use of the 'miserable North Korean defector' narrative. The current media frenzy surrounding the inter-Korean summit is no different. But journalists should exercise more sensitivity and respect, writes one defector.
One week remains before the #interkoreansummit. Kim Gil-sun, an ex-journalist from Pyongyang, isn't particularly hopeful. The North Korea she remembers was a dangerous place...even to write about certain kind of plants.
After soldier's dramatic escape across DMZ, Choco Pie manufacturer chipped in with 100 boxes of sugary treat that also symbolizes South Korean capitalism.
It's difficult to generalize how North Korean defectors experience life in South Korea, but there are a few dominant sentiments.
Should the medical details of a North Korean defector in a South Korea be released to the public? His doctors and the media seem to think so.
Two female North Korean defectors discuss their lives in the North Korean military and the prospects of war between North Korea and the U.S.
Unprecedentedly, Kim Jong-un apologized to the people of North Korea for his failures. I have a theory: Pyongyang is watching the protests in the South.
Two sides of South Korea clashed near the DMZ over the impending launch of anti-North Korea leaflets using balloons. Total chaos ensued.