Des Freedman is Reader in Communications and CulturalStudies in the Department of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the co-author (with JamesCurran and Natalie Fenton) of Misunderstandingthe Internet (forthcoming 2011), author of The Politics of Media Policy (2008) and The Television Policies of the Labour Party, 1951-2001 (2003) andco-editor (with Daya Thussu) of War andthe Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7 (2003). He is an editor of the Sagejournal Global Media and Communication anda member of the research team in the Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media ResearchCentre.
Daya Kishan Thussuis Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India MediaCentre at the University of Westminster in London.He is the Founder and Managing Editor of the Sage journal Global Media andCommunication. Among his main publications are: Electronic Empires (1998); InternationalCommunication - Continuity and Change, second edition (2006); War andthe Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7 (2003); Media on the Move - Global Flow and Contra-flow (2007); News as Entertainment (2007) and Internationalizing Media Studies (2009).He is series editor for two Routledge book series: Internationalizing MediaStudies and Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies.