Jean Kilbourne on advertising, specifically alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image of women in advertising. She is best known for her documentaries Killing Us Softly, Slim Hopes and Pack of Lies
Robert Jensen, professor of journalism at the University of Texas and author of Writing Dissent: Taking Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream talks about media coverage of the Bush administration, the Trent Lott scandal, and the build-up to war in Iraq
Stephen Zunes, professor of politics and chair of the Peace and Justice Studies Program at the University of San Francisco on U.S. Middle East policy
Dan Cook and James Twitchell, on advertising and branding in American culture
Steven Hill and Dan Johnson-Weinberger from the Center for Voting And Democracy, a West Coast non-profit that educates the public on the impact of voting systems on political representation, proportional representation, voter turnout, redistricting and campaign finance
Shelby Scott and Linda Foley -- Shelby Scott is the former National President of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and served as chair of AFTRA's Women's Committee and of its Broadcast Steering Committee. Linda Foley is president of the Newspaper Guild, Communications Workers of America. She was elected secretary-treasurer of the Guild in 1993 and Guild President in 1995.
Thomas Frank, author One Market Under God and The Conquest of Cool, and currently editor of The Baffler.
University of Illinois Press Director Bill Regier and Editor-in-Chief Joan Catapano discuss the state of university publishing.
Norman Solomon, executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a nationwide consortium of public-policy researchers. He is the author of "Media Beat," a nationally syndicated column on media and politics that appears in the San Francisco Examiner and other daily newspapers