Rachel Minyoung Lee interviewed by FT: YouTube cracks down on North Korean vloggers presenting regime’s ‘likeable’ face

ONN Regional Issues Manager and Senior Analyst Rachel Minyoung Lee commented on DPRK's propaganda developments in foreign media and social media.

The article discusses how YouTube has taken action against a network of DPRK propaganda channels, which were using young influencers to present a more relatable image of the regime. The ROK National Intelligence Service (NIS) identified these channels as part of North Korea's psychological warfare against the ROK. Rachel Minyoung Lee gives comment that the use of young female presenters who speak multiple languages has made the propaganda more appealing, portraying a more "likeable" and relatable image to external audiences.