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Prof. Dr. Ta Ngoc Tan, Vice Chairman of the Central Committee for Theoretical Studies is a lecturer, journalist and media theorist. He has been through different leadership positions in the educational and political system of Vietnam such as Rector of the Academy of Journalism and Communication, Vice President of Vietnam Journalists’ Association, Editor in chief of Communist Review – the political voice of the Communist Party of Vietnam, President of Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, member of National Assembly, etc.
He is known as a key figure in the theoretical and practical life of journalism and has important contribution to the education and training of journalists in Vietnam. Additionally, he played important role in the organization of structure, human resources and activities of the Academy of Journalism and Communication – the leading institution for journalism and communication education in Vietnam. Prof. Ta Ngoc Tan is also the founder of the Events Weekly, which offers both news and in-depth analysis of current events.
He is the author of many different course books in journalism and communication, research papers and scientific articles such as Introduction to Mass Communication; From Theory to Practice of Journalism; Foundation of Journalism Theories; Media Works; Some Issues for the Development of Vietnam; Non-traditional Security and Issues for the Modern World; The Transformation of Vietnam Social Structure, etc.