The Media of Vietnam are tightly regulated by the government, which views the media as "the voice of the party and of the masses" and sees its main function as being "to propagate the party's lines and policies". The politics of Vietnam takes place in a framework of a single-party Socialist republic. First and foremost, the media are a tool for government information and propaganda. Propaganda is a concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behaviors of large numbers of people Though market competition has caused the Vietnamese media to embrace popular culture, newspapers, radio and television are still compelled to reflect on the fundamentals of Marxism-Leninism and the ideals of Ho Chi Minh. Popular culture (or pop culture) is the Culture — patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activities significance and importance — A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. Radio is the transmission of signals by Modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible Light. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic Marxism is the political philosophy and practice derived from the work of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Leninism refers to various related political and economic theories elaborated by Bolshevik revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin. For the city named after him see Ho Chi Minh City. Hồ Chí Minh (name
The first television broadcasts in Vietnam were in the 1960s when the United States set up two channels (one Vietnamese language and one in English) in Saigon. Vietnam Television, or VTV, is the national Television broadcaster for Vietnam. The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969 The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Vietnamese ( tiếng Việt, or less commonly Việt ngữ) formerly known under French colonization as Annamese ( see Annam) English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States
The national broadcaster Vietnam Television, or VTV, was established in Hanoi with technical assistance and training from Cuba in September 1970. Vietnam Television, or VTV, is the national Television broadcaster for Vietnam. Hanoi ( Vietnamese: Hà Nội Hán Tự: 河[[wikt 内|内]], estimated population 3398889 (2007, is the Capital of Vietnam The Republic of Cuba (ˈkjuːbə or) consists of the island of Cuba (the largest and second-most populous island of the Greater Antilles) Isla de la VTV now is the largest television network in the nation, broadcast in nine FTA channels and available internationally via satellite. VTV also operates the largest cable network (VCTV) and a DTH satellite service. These carry the nine FTA VTV channels (VTV1 - VTV9), nine Vietnamese subscription channels (VCTV1 - VCTV9) and about 40 international channels.
VTC is a Vietnamese State owned corporation under Ministry of Post and Telematics. Vietnam Multimedia Corporation or Vietnam Television Corporation ( VTC) is a large multimedia corporation in Vietnam It has 2 FTA channels VTC1 and VTC5 - the technology and life channel, and a number of subscription channels including VTC2 - the entertainment channel, VTC3 - The sport channel. Vietnam Multimedia Corporation or Vietnam Television Corporation ( VTC) is a large multimedia corporation in Vietnam VTC4 - the fashion and style channel, VTC6 - the movie channel. Three new channels now broadcast for examination are VTC7 - the second VTC1, VTC10 the interactive channel and VTC11 - kid's tv.
In 2006, VTC Mobile TV, one of the world's first subscription TV services for mobile phones became available using DVB-H. DVB-H ( Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld) is one of three prevalent mobile TV formats It is operated by Vietnam Multimedia Corporation, owners of VTC. Vietnam Multimedia Corporation or Vietnam Television Corporation ( VTC) is a large multimedia corporation in Vietnam
These include Hanoi TV and Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV). Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV is the official televised channel of Ho Chi Minh City. The latter is available over most of the Mekong Delta. The Mekong Delta (đồng bằng sông Cửu Long “Nine Dragon river delta” is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties
Since 1991, hotels, restaurants, clubs, government offices and diplomatic organizations in Vietnam have been permitted under license to install and operate satellite dishes to bring in foreign programming. Nowaday, most of people in large cities (such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City) subscribe to a cable network. Hanoi ( Vietnamese: Hà Nội Hán Tự: 河[[wikt 内|内]], estimated population 3398889 (2007, is the Capital of Vietnam The largest network is VCTV (a division of VTV), follows by that of Ho Chi Minh City Television, Hanoi TV (HCTV), and Saigon Tourist Cable Service (SCTV) - a join venture between VTV and Saigon Tourist company. And the latest cable history was Vietbao Cable TV was launched in October 29, 2007.
The first Vietnamese-language radio transmission was made on September 2, 1945 when Ho Chi Minh read out the Declaration of Independence. Vietnamese ( tiếng Việt, or less commonly Việt ngữ) formerly known under French colonization as Annamese ( see Annam) Events 44 BC - Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion. Year 1945 ( MCMXLV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar For the city named after him see Ho Chi Minh City. Hồ Chí Minh (name
Prior to 1945, Vietnamese people were banned from owning radio receivers, and broadcasting was under control of the French colonial government, which established the first radio station in Vietnam, Radio Saigon, in the late 1920s. Year 1945 ( MCMXLV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar First French interventions See also France-Vietnam relations France-Vietnam relations started as early as the 17th century with the mission of the Jesuit
Vietnam's national radio station, now called the Voice of Vietnam, started broadcasting from Hanoi the just a week after declaration of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. The Media of Vietnam are tightly regulated by the government, which views the media as "the voice of the party and of the masses" and sees its main function as being The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRVN or less commonly Vietnamese Democratic Republic (Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa was a Country on the northern half of Vietnam During the Vietnam War, Radio Hanoi operated as a propaganda tool of the North Vietnamese Army. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, or the Vietnam Conflict, occurred in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Radio Hanoi was a propaganda radio station run by the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War. The Vietnam People's Army ( VPA) (Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam is the official name of the Armed forces of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
South Vietnam set up its own network in Saigon in 1955. "RVN" redirects here RVN is also the former callsign of a TV station in Wagga Wagga New South Wales Australia
Following Reunification, all of the radio stations were combined into the Voice of Vietnam, which became the national radio station in 1978. The history of Vietnam begins around 2700 years ago Successive dynasties based in China ruled Vietnam directly for most of the period from 111 BC until 938
Today, VOV strives to offer diverse, high-quality programming. It broadcasts on six channels, repeated on Medium wave (MW) AM, FM and shortwave (SW) AM bands throughout Vietnam and the rest of the world:
As of 2004, it was estimated that VOV’s programs reached more than 90% of all households in Vietnam. Shortwave Radio operates between the frequencies of 3000 KHz (3 Vietnam is a multi-ethnic country with over fifty distinct groups (54 are recognized by the Vietnamese government each with its own language lifestyle and cultural heritage
In addition, most cities and provinces has their own radio stations.
As Vietnam moved toward a free-market economy with its doi moi measures, the government has relied on the print media to keep the public informed about its policies. Doi moi (the usual English spelling of Vietnamese Đổi mới = "renovation" is the name given to the economic reforms initiated by in Vietnam The measure has had the effect of almost doubling the numbers of newspapers and magazines since 1996.
The first Vietnamese-language newspaper was the French-sponsored Gia Định Bao, established in Saigon in 1869. Vietnamese ( tiếng Việt, or less commonly Việt ngữ) formerly known under French colonization as Annamese ( see Annam) Year 1869 ( MDCCCLXIX) is a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year In the years that followed, both the nationalistic and the colonial sides relied on newspapers as a propaganda tool. During the final period of French colonialism many reporters were arrested and imprisoned and several newspaper offices closed by the authorities.
For Ho Chi Minh's revolutionary side, Vietnamese journalists covered the First Indochina War. The First Indochina War (also known as the French Indochina War, the The Anti-French War, the Franco-Vietnamese War, the Franco-Vietminh War, After the war, presses were set up in Hanoi and the basis for the country's newspaper industry as it exists today was formed, with the main Communist Party organ, Nhan Dan (The People), established in 1951. The Communist Party of Vietnam ( Đảng Cộng sản Việt Nam) is the currently ruling as well as the only legal Nhân Dân ( Vietnamese for The People) is the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Year 1951 ( MCMLI) was a Common year starting on Monday. Events of 1951 January
Current large newspapers include Tuoi Tre (Youth, published in Ho Chi Minh City, described as a "reformist" newspaper), Thanh Nien (Youth), Lao dong (Labour), Tien Phong (Vanguard), Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Saigon), and Ha noi moi (New Hanoi) . Tuổi Trẻ ((Vietnamese Báo Tuổi Trẻ - Youth) is a major daily newspaper in Vietnam, publishing in Vietnamese from Thanh Nien News (Vietnamese Báo Thanh Niên) is a Ho Chi Minh city -based newspaper in Vietnam
The largest online newspapers are VNexpress, Vietnam Net, Tuoi Tre, 24h. Tuổi Trẻ ((Vietnamese Báo Tuổi Trẻ - Youth) is a major daily newspaper in Vietnam, publishing in Vietnamese from com. vn, Dan Tri.