MBFC’s Daily Source Bias Check: Rodong Sinmun

Rodong Sinmun (North Korea) - Questionable Source - Extreme Left Propaganda - Fake News - Not CredibleFactual Reporting: Very Low - Biased - Not Credible - Fake News


A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency, and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence (Learn More). Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact-checked on a per article basis. Please note sources on this list are not considered fake news unless specifically written in the reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.

  • Overall, we rate Rodong Sinmun a Questionable source based on Extreme Left-wing bias with the overt promotion of state propaganda and near 100% censorship of facts.

Reasoning: Propaganda, Conspiracy, Nationalism, Censorship
Factual Reporting: VERY LOW
Country: North Korea
Press Freedom Rating: TOTAL OPPRESSION
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Source: http://www.rodong.rep.kp/en

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