Viet Tan members to speak at International Media Conference in Seoul, Korea

June 17, 2012

Viet Tan’s chairman, Do Hoang Diem, will give remarks at East-West Center’s 3rd International Media Conference, “Networked News: How New Media Is Shaping Stories in Asia and the Pacific.” Joining the panel Internet Watchdogs on the Region on Saturday, June 23, Mr. Diem will speak on the increasingly repressive environment for bloggers and cyber activists in Vietnam.

Taking place June 22-24, 2012 at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, this year’s conference will gather over 300 journalists and media professionals from close to 30 countries to discuss key issues in the region and common challenges and trends in news and journalism through the prism of New Media.

Also joining Mr. Diem is Viet Tan’s Social Media Director, Trinh Nguyen, speaking on the panel Social Media’s Impact on NGOs and Government on Friday, June 22.

East-West Center presents
The 3rd International Media Conference

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