BBC North Korea

BBC Apology Only Emboldens Dictatorial Regimes

Hoe-Yeong Loke | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK
Hoe-Yeong Loke

I was one of the 10 participants on a trip to North Korea in March 2013, involving students of the London School of Economics (LSE) and undercover journalists of the BBC. When I saw the BBC's apology, following an inquiry by the BBC Trust, I was baffled - it was an apology which I neither needed nor asked for.

BBC Criticised For Risking Welfare Of N Korean Guides By Deceiving Them

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

North Korean travel experts have slammed the BBC for putting local guides at risk, saying the country would hold them responsible for the actions of t...

'Reckless And Ethically Reprehensible'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

The London School of Economics has expressed fury at BBC journalists who went undercover on a student trip to North Korea, claiming the corporation re...