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January 19, 2022

Fake News by NPR

Fake News by NPR

This webpage is one in a series that compares factual information from EMP experts to the misinformation from popular media outlets and other agencies. To review more examples of fake news released to the public and corresponding fact-based rebuttals by our coalition’s experts and partners, visit our Fact vs. Fake page.

The following broadcast was aired by NPR on April 27, 2017:
The North Korean Electromagnetic Pulse Threat, Or Lack Thereof

Our Director of Special Projects, Tommy Waller, responded with this commentary on the Center for Security Policy’s website on April 29, 2017:
Hold NPR Accountable for Ridiculing the Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Threat from North Korea

The following commentary was publish by NPR’s Ombudsman on May 30, 2017:
LOL At EMPs? Science Report Tackles Likelihood Of A North Korea Nuclear Capability