About the Author
Gregory C. Lisby, associate professor of communication at Georgia State University, holds a B.A. degree in journalism from Auburn University and a M.A. degree in journalism from the University of Mississippi. Prior to earning his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, he was awarded the U.T. Chancellor's Citation for Extraordinary Academic Achievement and Professional Promise. He is currently finishing work on a J.D. degree in communication law at the G.S.U. College of Law. Dr. Lisby teaches communication law and policy, and communication ethics. A past member of the editorial board of American Journalism and past head of the Law Division of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication, he has had research published in Journalism Monographs, Journalism Quarterly, Journal of Communication Inquiry, Communication and the Law, Newspaper Research Journal, and Georgia Historical Quarterly. He has just completed a PBS documentary on film censorship. Dr. Lisby is a member of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha, national journalism/mass communication honor society; Blue Key National Honor Fraternity; and Golden Key National Honor Society.