ProfileBorn and raised in the Netherlands, Tabe Bergman attained BA degrees in Journalism and American Studies, and an MA degree in American Studies. He was a freelance journalist, a web editor, and a global news editor with the Associated Press.
After realizing that his true interest lies in researching journalism, he started a PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He graduated in 2013 and was appointed Assistant Professor at Renmin University in Beijing. In 2017 he joined XJTLU.
He is the Acting Head of the Department of Media and Communication, and the Programme Director of the MSc Media and Communication.
He has published over fifteen book chapters and refereed articles, including 5 single-author articles listed in the Social Sciences Citation Index. He has presented numerous papers at top international conferences.
His first book, The Dutch Media Monopoly, is recommended by the world-leading scholars James Curran, Robert McChesney and Mark Deuze. His third and fourth books are under contract with Routledge.