About the Author
TED HUGHES (1930-1998) published numerous volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the "Guardian" Award for Children's Fiction in 1985 and was appointed Poet Laureate of England in 1984.
RICHARD FOSSEY is associate professor of education law and policy, Louisiana State University. MICHAEL CLAY SMITH is professor of criminal justice, University of Southern Mississippi.
Richard J. Meyer is Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Professor of Telecommunications Emeritus at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Twentieth-Century History of Communications at L'Univrsit? del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avongadro in Italy.
Charles M. Achilles is Professor of Educational Leadership, College of Education, Eastern Michigan University (EMU). He received his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Rochester and worked briefly at the (former) U.S. Office of Education, for 21 years at the Bureau of Educational Research and Service, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for 6 years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and since 1994 at EMU.
Pat Holland is a freelance writer, lecturer and researcher in the history of television, photography and representations of childhood. Her publications include "Family Snaps" (as co-editor), and "The Television Handbook,"