"Panorama North Korea documentary goes undercover with 5.1 million" – Mark Sweney - The Guardian (UK)

"Panorama North Korea documentary goes undercover with 5.1 million" – Mark Sweney - The Guardian (UK)

Controversy over BBC's decision to use trip a organised by LSE to film in secretive nation, helped fuel bumper ratings

by: Mark Sweney | publication date: April 16, 2013 | Publication: The Guardian |

"The BBC's controversial Panorama documentary, North Korea Undercover, attracted an average of more than 5 million viewers on Monday night. The storm of controversy surrounding Panorama journalist John Sweeney, who used a trip organised by the London School of Economics to infiltrate and film in the secretive nation, helped fuel bumper ratings for the BBC."

Mark Sweney reports on the staggering amount of viewers of the controversial North Korea Undercover documentary.

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