With all the unrest that’s been happening in the Middle East, more people are starting to pay attention to Al Jazeera. The news organization has had by far the most thorough and straight-forward reporting without all the Twitter and Facebook baiting by Western Media.
Recently, AJ posted a report on North Korea for its TV show 101 East. The crew were the first foreigners allowed to film the innerworkings of the DPRK film culture and university. It’s a fascinating, 25-minute, watch:
John is a Technical Success Manager at WP Engine. Before moving to Austin, John lived in South Korea and China for the better part of four years. His life as an amateur Chinese web censorship expert, traveler, map nerd and beer geek can be found on this site.