Roy. L. Moore (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin Madison; J.D. Georgia State Unviersity) is Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Mass Communication at Georgia College & State University. He earlier served as Associate Dean in the College of Communications and Information Studies and Professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Kentucky, where he also served as a Faculty Trustee on the Board of Trustees and Executive Director of the First Amendment Center. He is a practicing attorney and a national authority on libel law and First Amendment issues. During 2001- 2002 he was an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow at the University of Georgia. He chaired the Law Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and was named a “Great Teacher” by the University of Kentucky Alumni Association.
Michael D. Murray (Ph.D. University of Missouri Columbia) is the University of Missouri Board of Curators’ Distinguished Professor and teaches on the St. Louis campus. He has taught at Virginia Tech and the University of Louisville, at which he founded the Department of Communication and also held post-doctoral fellowships at Stanford University, University of London and Cambridge University. He is a national authority on the history of broadcast news and regulatory issues and has been honored for teaching excellence by every major academic communication organization including the National Communication Association, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, American Journalism Historians Association and the International Radio & Television Society. He recently served as founding director of the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and is author or editor of seven books. He is currently the review and criticism editor for the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media.