Karen Ross is Professor of Media and Public Communication in the School of Politics and Communication at the University of Liverpool, UK. Her most recent books include: Rethinking Media Education: Critical Pedagogy and Identity Politics (edited, w Anita Nowak and Sue Abel - 2007); Women and Media: A Critical Introduction (w Carolyn Byerly - 2006); Gender and Newsroom Practice (edited, w Marjan de Bruin - 2004); Media and Audiences: Critical Perspectives (w Virginia Nightingale - 2003). Stuart Price is Principal Lecturer in Media and Cultural Production, and Research Associate, International Cultural Planning and Policy Unit, De Montfort University, UK. Published articles and book chapters include pieces on modern Greek politics, speech-act theory and the Delphic oracle, and an analysis of press coverage of the Stockwell shooting. Political studies include ‘Brute Reality’, a study of war and rhetoric (in Barker, 2006), and ‘Missiles in Athens, Tanks at Heathrow’ which appeared in the journal Social Semiotics (2007).