Winter Olympics 2018: Who is winning the propaganda battle?


Two unusual guests marked the beginning of the Winter Olympics in South Korea – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s sister and the father of a US student who died after being jailed in North Korea.

Kim Yo-jong and Fred Warmbier are the faces of their respective countries’ propaganda efforts amid tension over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme.

Elo 8hOn a day that was supposed to be about sport, their presence was one of many diplomatic subtexts.

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