Weapons in Ukraine’s media struggle: a TV-ready president and digitally savvy residents. Plus, North Korean defectors turned YouTubers.
Because the Russian invasion of Ukraine rages on, the Ukrainians are responding with a digitally armed resistance led by their president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Veronika Melkozerova – Govt editor, the New Voice of Ukraine
Maria Avdeeva – Disinformation researcher
Natalia Antelava – Editor-in-chief, Coda Story
Bohdan Nahaylo – Chief editor, Kyiv Submit
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Defectors turned Vloggers: North Korean YouTube Stars
The Listening Submit’s Johanna Hoes, from Seoul, on the North Korean YouTubers exhibiting a unique facet of a rustic we all know too little about.
Pak Yusung – North Korean defector & YouTuber, ‘North Korean Man Like a Feather’
Kum Younger Choi – North Korean defector & YouTuber ‘Aoji Unni’
Sokeel Park – South Korea nation director, Liberty in North Korea
Kyong Yoon – Professor of Cultural Research, College of British Columbia