So news has emerged that three BBC journalists secretly filmed North Korea whilst accompanying a group of student visitors from the London School of Economics, who reportedly had little say or no idea that they were undercover. Secretly filming in the country which is notoriously difficult to access comes with harsh penalties and had they been caught, the students could easily have been sentenced for spying.
Everyone is at least a little curious about the country and many have dared to report on it. If you're going to expose aspects of a secretive and militant land, it's probably best not to risk imprisoning young scholars. Here are three options of documenting North Korea which don't exploit students on an unusual, yet nevertheless, academic school trip.