MICHAEL SUMAN is Research Director of the UCLA Center for Communication Policy. He has served as project coordinator of the Center's television violence monitoring project and has coauthored several nationwide surveys. Among Professor Suman's earlier publications is Religion and Prime Time Television (Praeger, 1997).
GABRIEL ROSSMAN formerly researcher at the UCLA Center for Communication Policy, where he coauthored the Center's panel survey on the social impact of the Internet. He is currently a graduate student in the Princeton University Department of sociology where he studies the sociology of culture.