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Geoffrey Cain

Seoul, Republic of Korea
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  north korea, pop culture, south korea, economics, southeast asia, asia, politics, korea, technology, health, myanmar, thailand, indonesia, cambodia, vietnam, china

Foreign correspondent and author of an upcoming book on Samsung for @CrownPublishing. According to Cambodian state media, I topple governments for a living.

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As GlobalPost's senior correspondent in Seoul, I cover mainly North Korea with a spattering of pieces on Japan and South Korea.

Previously, I contributed articles on Asia to a dozen magazines and newspapers, including TIME, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The New Republic,...

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RT @nknewsorg: A solo snowboarder rides down a slope of fresh white snow in North Korea’s Masikryong ski resort. View the full gallery at:…
This incredible story by @meghara gets inside the Cambodian Facebook crackdown and will be the last word. 
No, because of the premise. The main difference between Vietnam and Korea was never the nature of national division, but the ethnic makeup. Koreas are homogenous. Unified Vietnam was still scattered. It was never destined for total control on that scale. 
@MarceloPLima 2015. I have a bunch of past articles and material for future books!
Propaganda in Chongjin, North Korea. The letters on the mountain say "One heart united."
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yeah. What a pain.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Thomas Fowler, the British journalist in Vietnam from Graham Greene's "The Quiet American" (1955).

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

A short e-mail will do the trick, with a couple sentences on why this would be relevant to American readers interested in foreign news.