Date and Time

March 1, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am


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Information Penetration and Government Control in North Korea

 Wednesday, March 1, 2017
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
SAIS Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

The US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and InterMedia invite you to attend a discussion on the state of North Korean information and media environment, as well as new efforts by the government to control what information citizens can access in North Korea. The discussion will be based on the InterMedia’s newest report, Compromising Connectivity: Information Dynamics Between the State and Society in a Digitizing North Korea, which is a follow-up to an earlier report, A Quiet Opening.

Opening Remarks 

  • Jae H. Ku, Director of the US-Korea Institute, Johns Hopkins SAIS
  • Betsy Henderson, Director of Research at Radio Free Asia

Presentation of Findings

  • Nat Kretchun, Author of Compromising Connectivity; Deputy Director at Open Technology Fund

 Discussion on Information Dynamics in North Korea

  • Seamus Tuohy, Co-author of Compromising Connectivity; Principle Consultant at Prudent Innovation
  • Walter L. Sharp, Former Commander of the United Nations Command, ROK-US Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea


  • Jenny Town, Assistant Director of the US-Korea Institute, Johns Hopkins SAIS


 This event is free and open to the public and media

Read the Report here


Bookings are closed for this event.

Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
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