Ministry of Culture bans New York Times.
— DPRK News Service (@DPRK_News) July 5, 2017
One of our favorite parody accounts out there is “DPRK News Service,” which bills itself as the “Official News feed of Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea.” Here’s what they posted on July 4 after reports surfaced that the U.S. and South Korea had test fired missiles of their own in response to North Korea’s missile test:
Imbecilic Americans drunkenly fire missiles into East Sea of Korea, demonstrating near total ignorance of ballistic science. pic.twitter.com/Yye1Kksvh7
— DPRK News Service (@DPRK_News) July 4, 2017
Obviously a parody, right?
Well, not to the New York Times:
In other media news: NYT appears to have fallen for the parody North Korea Twitter account pic.twitter.com/TdkJjnmD6b
— Alex Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) July 5, 2017