"The Great Successor": Understanding Kim Jong Un and North Korea
Asia Society Korea hosted its latest luncheon on Tuesday, September 24, with another prestigious guest, Anna Fifield, the Beijing Bureau Chief for The Washington Post. Fifield gave a talk about her recently published book titled “The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un". Michael Breen, CEO of Insight Communications Consultants, moderated the talk. Fifield’s illustrious career includes positions as The Washington Post Tokyo Bureau Chief from 2014 to 2018 and Seoul correspondent for The Financial Times between 2004 and 2008. She was a Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard University, studying how change happens in closed societies. In 2018, she received the Shorenstein Journalism Award from Stanford University for her outstanding reporting on Asia. Fifield is also an Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader.