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AP word cloud reveals the patterns in N. Korean propaganda


December 3, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Kim. Nuclear. War.

The message embedded in North Korea's propaganda is summed up best in those three words. That's what the world hears — and what's revealed in this word cloud, a visual display of terms used by the Korean Central News Agency's English-language service.

The Associated Press condensed 1,542 stories filed between July 1 and Oct. 11 by the official North Korean news agency into a list of the 183 most frequent words. The resulting word cloud reveals some of the key patterns Pyongyang employs in its rhetorical wars with Washington.

Just as important, it reflects...

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