Democratic People’s Republic of Korea DPRK: Land of Whispers
Liberation: Aug. 15, 1945 Declaration: Sep. 9, 1948 Population (2011): 24,052,231 Area: 120,540 km2 Density: 198.3/km2
Propaganda • One-sided or biased media, statements and art • Usually filled with falsehoods and stereotypes • Often controlled by a specific group or government • Is not open for debate or discussion • Used as a method of control
DPRK and the Political Spectrum As we watch the movie, make notes about and answer the following questions: • Where on the political spectrum does DPRK lie? • What are some examples of this style of government that are shown in the film (think people and government)? • Post your answers in the discussion forum on our class page.