Nguyen Thanh Giang

Mr Nguyen Thanh Giang
Visiting Senior Fellow
  • 0Media, Technology and Society Programme0
Research Interest
Public broadcasting, social media language, censorship, misinformation and virtual association

On-going Research Projects: State propaganda, misinformation and public debate on social media in a time of crisis


Giang Nguyen is an experienced broadcast journalist and editor, with over 20 years of work with the BBC World Service in London where he held senior editorial and managerial positions, such as East Asia Hub Editor, Head of BBC Vietnamese and BBC Thai.


An expert in broadcasting, he had played a key role in the setup of BBC Korean Service and been a prominent analyst and commentator on Vietnam and Southeast Asian current affairs for BBC News and European media.


A Reuters Fellow at Oxford University (2010), he also holds a Master’s in transnational communications at Goldsmiths College, University of London (2008-10). Prior to joining the BBC in Britain, he studied and worked in Poland as a research scientist (Polish Academy of Science), a law school graduate (Warsaw University) and in France as a radio journalist with RFI.


Selected Publications

When lack of impartiality makes an impact: a comparative study of VietCatholic and the BBC