Thursday, September 2, 2010

North Korean newspaper database, KPM

The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library will have a trial subscription to the “KPM (=Chosŏn ŏllon chŏngbo kiji/조선 언론 정보 기지)” from Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2010.

The KPM provides more than 100 real-time reports on a daily basis including all the paper articles in 6 major North Korean newspapers such as Nodong sinmun (노동 신문), Minju Chosŏn (민주 조선) and Pyongyang Times as well as articles and treatises in 15 journals including “Kyŏngje yŏn’gu (경제 연구).” KPM also offers news reports by the local journalists of the “Pyongyang Branch of Chosŏn sinbo (조선 신보).” News on political parties and government offices, news on metropolitan and local areas, in-depth coverage in the economic field, interviews with people in various industries, and so on, can be viewed with site photographs in real time.

Access to the KPM database

From the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library homepage:
Path: East Asian Library Website  Resources menu  Korea Studies Resources  Search  e-newspapers  KPM

We have two month trial subscription so we hope that you will make the most of it.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Korea Studies Librarian, Hana Kim at

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