About the Author
Nick joined the Department in September 2006 from the London School of Economics, where he had been teaching since 2001, after undertaking his MA, PhD and first teaching post at Goldsmiths. He is a participant in the Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media Research Centre and is the author or editor of nine books including The Place of Media Power: Pilgrims and Witnesses of the Media Age (Routledge 2000), Inside Culture (Sage 2000), Media Rituals: A Critical Approach (Routledge, 2003), Contesting Media Power: Alternative Media in a Networked World (Rowman and Littlefield 2003, coedited with James Curran) and most recently Media Events in a Global Age (Routledge 2009, co-edited with Andreas Hepp and Friedrich Krotz). His forthcoming book is Why Voice Matters: Culture and Politics After Neoliberalism (Sage June 2010). Nick talks about his forthcoming book, Media Society World (Polity, 2012), with Toby Miller here.
Anna McCarthy spent her childhood in the hills of Tennessee. Raised in a family with much creative talent, her love for the arts grew and eventually developed into a love for writing. After moving to the Midwest, she embraced her passion and is now a published author and speaker. Anna currently lives in Kansas and she and her husband share the joy of raising three daughters.