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BBC Sneaks Into North Korea

Maybe Dennis Rodman was taken? In an effort to get into North Korea, the BBC sent three journalists to tag along with a group of students from the London School of Economics, a decision that they’re now defending against accusations that they endangered the students. The school says the BBC “deliberately misled” the group and demanded that it pull the film and apologize. The BBC, which is going ahead with the broadcast, says the students had been informed of the risks, and the North Korean government was the only one that was deceived.

April 15, 2013 6:46 AM