New Leader of North Korea: Comparative Coverage of Kim Jong Un by U.S., Chinese, and Japanese Newspapers

Young Joon Lim 1 *

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Comparative analysis on coverage of North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un in the New York Times, the China Daily, and the Japan Times, based on communication theories of framing, press nationalism, and propaganda, identifies that each newspaper’s government interests and foreign policies exert important impacts on the construction of coverage of Kim who was viewed as a notorious or friendly leader.


North Korea Kim Jong Un newspapers press nationalism


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Article Type: Research Article

Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 137-161

Published Online: 24 Apr 2013

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