North Korean propaganda builds up Kim Jong-un | Asia Pacific

North Korean propaganda builds up Kim Jong-un

North Korean propaganda builds up Kim Jong-un

Posted 10 January 2012, 22:15 AEST

North Korea's propaganda machine has begun creating a new screen legend.

The nation's new leader Kim Jong-un is seen in a 50-minute documentary riding in a tank and on horseback.

Mr Kim studied abroad but his foreign experience is not highlighted.

Bradley Martin is a reporter and academic who wrote the book Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty.

Presenter: Brendan Trembath

Speaker: North Korea watcher Bradley Martin

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