V. T. TRETYAKOV

Dean of the Higher School (Department) of Television of Lomonosov Moscow State University. Author and host of the program What Is To Be Done? Philosophical Conversations (TV channel Culture). Author of more than 2,500 publications, scientifi c and journalistic articles and educational publications, including books: Russian Politics and Policy-Makers, Norm and Pathology: A Look at the Events of Russian Life, 19902000, Do we Need Putin After 2008?, How to Become a Famous Journalist: A Course of Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Contemporary Russian Journalism,What Is To Be Done?, Theory of Television: TV as Neopaganism and as a Carnival, Confl ict with the West. Lessons and Consequences, How to Become Famous on Television: The Theory of Television for All Who Want to Work on TV, etc. Laureate of the Golden Pen Award of the Russian Union of Journalists, TEFI Prize, Telegrand National Award, holder of the Golden Honorary Badge Public Recognition.