|Publisher||Workers' Party of Korea Pyongyang Municipal Committee|
|Launched||1 June 1957|
|Circulation||4.3 million (as of 2002)|
|Sister newspapers||The Pyongyang Times|
Pyongyang Sinmun (Chosŏn'gŭl: 평양신문; Hancha: 平壤新聞,'Pyongyang News') is a North Korean newspaper founded on 1 June 1957 by Kim Il-sung. It launched an online version on 1 January 2005. It is published by the Workers' Party of Korea Pyongyang Municipal Committee six times per week under the editorship of Song Rak-gyun. Although technically a local newspaper, it is distributed nationwide and stories cover news from other regions as well. The print is four pages. It has a circulation of 4,3 million. The Pyongyang Times is its foreign language edition.
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