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At least 130 foreign journalists traveled to Pyongyang to cover the first full congress of North Korea’s ruling party in 36 years.

For the media, minders are a constant presence. They translate, tell journalists where they can and can’t go, and impart the official line on everything from relations with the U.S. to the proper way to refer to the regime’s leaders. And they have a few pet peeves:

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
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