Time to check out the New York Times for the latest propaganda effort from North Korea.

A well-dressed young woman toured a shiny, brightly lit grocery store in Pyongyang, where high-heeled women browsed shelves and refrigerators filled with beverages, chocolates, candies and other snacks.

International reports of possible panic buying in North Korea had surfaced, and she was there to find the truth. She asked shoppers and clerks if any goods were out of stock; they weren’t. She asked if prices were rising; just imported products, which North Koreans shunned anyway.

“I think the fake news is the last thing we need in such a fierce battle time with Covid-19,” she told her 32,900 viewers in English on her YouTube channel, Echo of Truth.

So, anyone buying this story?