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North Korea Undercover: Inside the World's Most Secret State By JohnSweeney North Korea is like no other tyranny on earth It is Orwell s 1984 made reality.The regime controls the flow of information to its citizens, pouring relentless propaganda through omnipresent loud speakers Free speech is an illusion one word out of line and the gulag awaits State spies are everywhere, ready to punish disloyalty and the slightest sign of discontent.You muNorth Korea is like no other tyranny on earth It is Orwell s 1984 made reality.The regime controls the flow of information to its citizens, pouring relentless propaganda through omnipresent loud speakers Free speech is an illusion one word out of line and the gulag awaits State spies are everywhere, ready to punish disloyalty and the slightest sign of discontent.You must bow to Kim Il Sung, the Eternal Leader and to his son, Generalissimo Kim Jong Il Worship the dead and then hail the living, the Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.North Koreans are told their home is the greatest nation on earth Big Brother is always watching.Posing as a university professor, award winning BBC journalist John Sweeney travelled undercover to gain unprecedented access to the world s most secret state Drawing on his own experiences and his extensive interviews with defectors and other key witnesses, North Korea Undercover pulls back the curtain, providing a rare insight into life there today, examining the country s troubled history and addressing important questions about its uncertain future.Sweeney s highly engaging, authoritative account illuminates the dark side of the Hermit Kingdom and challenges the West s perception of this paranoid nationalist state.
John Sweeney is an award winning journalist and author, currently working as an investigative journalist for the BBC s Panorama series Before joining the BBC in 2001, Sweeney worked for twelve years at The Observer, where he covered wars and revolutions in than sixty countries including Romania, Algeria, Iraq, Chechnya, Burundi and Bosnia In 1996, He was sued for criminal defamation in France by the Barclay brothers, owners of the Daily Telegraph, but the claimants lost their case At the time, Sweeney worked for the rival newspaper The Observer, and had given an interview on BBC Radio Guernsey alleging that they had been involved in corruption Since the broadcast could also be heard in northern France, the claimants were able to bring their claim in the French courts Sweeney was ordered to pay 3000 by the appeal court in Rennes, FranceSweeney spent four years investigating the cases of Sally Clark, Angela Cannings and Donna Anthony, three women who had been falsely imprisoned for killing their children Sweeney s investigation helped to clear their names, and led to Sir Roy Meadow, the expert witness whose testimony had proved decisive in their convictions, being temporarily struck off the General Medical Council s medical register Sweeney received the Paul Foot Award in 2005 in recognition of his work.He has won several awards throughout his career, including 1998 What the Papers Say Journalist of the Year prize for reports on human rights abuses in Algeria.2000 an Emmy Award and a Royal Television Society prize for programs about the Massacre at Krusha e Madhe, Kosovo.2001 the Amnesty International prize for Victims of the Torture Train, about human rights abuses in Chechnya.2003 a Sony Gold award 2003 for Best Radio News program.2004 a Royal Television Society prize 2004 for Angela s Hope, a BBC One documentary about a woman wrongly convicted of murdering her three babies.2005 The Paul Foot Award Scientology and Me , a Panorama investigation into Scientology written and presented by Sweeney, was aired on BBC One on Monday, 14 May 2007 Prior to its airing,video footage filmed by the Church of Scientology was released that showed Sweeney shouting at Scientology representative Tommy Davis during a visit to CCHR s Psychiatry An Industry of Death The clips were sections of a documentary the Church of Scientology s Freedom Magazine TV produced about the BBC Panorama programme Sweeney remarked that he lost his temper due to days of harassment by Davis and the Church, and a strong personal reaction to the psychiatry exhibit He had been visited at his hotel by Davis, despite not having shared the address with the Church, and had been followed on several different occasions Sweeney labelled the clips attack videos and others say they were produced to discredit himself and the documentary The BBC in response aired its own full recording of the incident Panorama s Editor Sandy Smith explained what happened and how the BBC dealt with the incident in a post on the BBC s Editor s Blog An internal BBC investigation found that Sweeney s conduct at one point in the filming was clearly inappropriate, but also noted that Sweeney had apologised for his outburst and concluded that as a whole, filming of the documentary had been performed in a proper and fair manner Later on that same year in the BBC Panorama year in review Sweeney said a new generation is making up its own mind, and for that I make no apology Only a month and a half later Project Chanology began This time as a part of a rehearsed joke, Sweeney goes into a similar outburst in January 2009 when being interviewed on Radio 4 about the Tom Cruise film Valkyrie clearly referring to the episode two years previously A follow up Panorama programme also hosted by Sweeney, which at an hour is twice the length of the original one was aired on the 28 September 2010 This documentary contained int
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