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(From Guardian Unlimited)
While North Korea was last month threatening to deal out "the severest punishment no one has ever met in the world" to its southern neighbour, the country's government was also quietly opening up a new front in the propaganda war -- an official Twitter account.
Using the Twitter username @uriminzok -- Korean for "our people" -- North Korea has taken to the microblogging site as part of a rejuvenated digital PR campaign. Last month the country's government also opened a YouTube account , uploading 78 news clips in four weeks.
The regime's first tweet roughly translates as: "Website, 'our nation itself' is a Twitter account."…