The Authors: Christine M. Quail is Assistant Professor of Mass Communication at the State University of New York College at
Oneonta, and is a member of the steering committee of the Union for Democratic Communications. Her research concentrates on
the political economy of communications and media literacy.
Kathalene A. Razzano is a Ph.D. candidate in the Cultural
Studies Program at George Mason University in Virginia. She is also the Managing Editor of the Journal of Social Philosophy
and Assistant Director for the Center of Global Ethics at George Mason University. Her research focuses on media, gender,
science, and welfare.
Loubna H. Skalli, a former Professor at Ibn Tofail University, Morocco, teaches in the School of
International Service at American University, Washington D.C. Her research and publications concentrate on gender, communications,
and international development in the Middle East and North Africa.