Franklin George Smith

Journalist Videographer

 

Recent journalism and videography

 

North Korea's tactical nuclear weapons expand deterrence, risk

Feature text for Aljazeera

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/3/north-korea-expanding-and-enhancing-its-weaponry

Why is North Korea testing weapons again?

Feature text for Deutsche Welle

https://www.dw.com/en/why-is-north-korea-testing-weapons-again/a-57050693

South Korea: Transgender soldier suicide brings LGBT+ discrimination to the fore

Feature text for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/south-korea-transgender-lgbtq-discrimination/a-56961043

China, North Korea top agenda as Blinken begins first Asian tour

Feature text for Aljazeera

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/15/china-north-korea-top-agenda-as-blinken-begins-first-asian-tour

‘Game theory’ paper reopens wounds of S Korea’s ‘comfort women’

Feature text for Aljazeera

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/5/game-theory-paper-reopens-wounds-of-s-koreas-comfort-women

Child abuse cases spark outrage in South Korea

Feature text for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/child-abuse-cases-spark-outrage-in-south-korea/a-56662195

 

South Korea celebrity suicides put spotlight on gender inequality

Feature text for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/south-korea-celebrity-suicides-gender-inequality/a-56532739

 

Survivor of forced labor in Japan seeks true apology

Multimedia package for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/south-korea-japan-forced-labor-wwii/a-56497264

 

Samsung and South Korea: What next after Lee's bribery conviction?

Feature text for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/samsung-and-south-korea-what-next-after-lees-bribery-conviction/a-56274875

 

Korean baseball resumes after COVID-19 suspension

Video journalism for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/korean-baseball-resumes-after-covid-19-suspension/av-53323128

 

South Korean volunteers help the less fortunate

Video journalism for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/south-korean-volunteers-help-the-less-fortunate/av-52951011

 

South Korea's conservative Youtubers

Video Journalism for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/south-koreas-conservative-youtube-activists/av-51753615


Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong: The next ruler of N. Korea?

Feature text for DW

https://www.dw.com/en/kim-jong-uns-sister-kim-yo-jong-the-next-ruler-of-north-korea/a-53294523

North Korea missile firing sends U.S. a message

Live unscripted analysis for Radio Television Hong Kong

https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/news-programmes/this-episode.htm?cmsid=78&episode_id=570170&livetime=20190509180000

The worsening South Korea - Japan trade spat

Arirang TV roundtable panelist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ps6sRBcSN0&list=PLWdVPk7xgPCATZnQg3mouESJABEBuyFoD&index=20