Talking With the 'Hermit Regime'| Talking With the Hermit Regime: North Korea, Media, and Communication — Introduction
This Special Section epitomizes communication scholarship on North Korea with a total of nine articles. Topics vary from news coverage of North Korea and public diplomacy to media representations of North Korea and North Koreans’ use of digital media technologies. As the first kind of curated journal dedicated to North Korea–related scholarship in communication, journalism, and media studies, the Special Section aims to stimulate intellectual dialogues among scholars, researchers, and practitioners. The collection of articles offers implications for not only theoretical and methodological perspectives but also policy makers and practitioners alike.