Dan Tăpălagă (b. 1975), is a journalist and Romanian author who writes mostly for the Hotnews website and for Revista 22. Previously he worked at the BBC (Romania), Evenimentul Zilei, and România Libera. He teaches political journalism at several Romanian universities and was awarded the 2012 Group For Social Dialogue prize, for his articles on corruption. His most recent book is în dialog cu Daniel Morar, (In conversation with Daniel Morar) (Humanitas, 2011 editions).