This Parody North Korea Account Just Destroyed Media Praise of DPRK’s Olympics Presence This Parody North Korea Account Just Destroyed Media Praise of DPRK’s Olympics Presence – NTK Network

This Parody North Korea Account Just Destroyed Media Praise of DPRK’s Olympics Presence

"DPRK News Service" often posts a satirical, pro-North Korea version of world news. The account broke character when the mainstream media was doing its job for it.

By NTK Staff | 02.11.2018 @11:30am
This Parody North Korea Account Just Destroyed Media Praise of DPRK’s Olympics Presence

Nearly every day, @DPRK_News offers satirical, pro-North Korean commentary on the state of world affairs, American politics, and western culture on Twitter. But the parody account must be upset that the mainstream media is stepping on its territory, offering effusive praise for the North Korean regime’s presence at the Olympics.

Things boiled over Saturday, when various outlets praised the synchronized efforts of North Korean fans at the games.

“The political prisoners in North Korea’s logging camps didn’t get to see it. F**k you,” the account tweeted, breaking its parodical pro-North Korean character, in response to a tweet praising the routine from The Wall Street Journal.

The WSJ wasn’t the only mainstream media outlet to offer arguably pro-North Korea tweets, with many saying the dictatorship’s cheerleaders and Kim Yo Jong (Kim Jong Un’s sister) “stole the spotlight.”

And NBC Olympics deleted a tweet calling the North Korean cheerleading “satisfying.”

BuzzFeed seems to be the only outlet that got it right:

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