평양방송

South Korea’s jamming of North Korean radio

North Korea’s attempts to block the flow of information from the outside world to its people are well know and well documented, but much less known is South Korea’s attempts to keep its citizens from having unrestricted access to media from North Korea. The country’s…


Great National Unity website launches

North Korea’s newest website, Great National Unity, launched Thursday. The site is supposedly run by Pyongyang Broadcasting Station, the country’s radio station that targets Korean-language speakers in South Korea, Japan and China, and its imminent launch was announced by state radio earlier this week. At…


Pyongyang Broadcasting Station to launch website

Pyongyang Broadcasting Station (평양방송), North Korea’s Korean-language radio station aimed at nearby countries, is launching a website this week, according to announcements made Tuesday on domestic and international broadcasts. The new website will be called “Grand National Unity” and will be available at www.gnu.rep.kp from February…



Tuning the FM dial in Pyongyang

Switch on an FM radio in Pyongyang and there isn’t much to listen to, according to a scan of the FM band by a recent visitor to the country. Mark Fahey found just two radio stations available, although one was repeated on multiple frequencies. Pyongyang…