HANNAH BARKER is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Manchester. She is author of Newspapers, Politics and Public Opinion in Late Eighteenth-Century England (1998) and Newspapers, Politics and English Society, 1695–1855 (2000). She is also co-editor of Gender in Eighteenth-Century England (1997), with Elaine Chalus, and Language, Print and Electoral Politics, 1790–1832 (2001), with David Vincent.
SIMON BURROWS is Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Leeds. He has published several articles on the London-based French press between 1769 and 1814, as well as French Exile Journalism and European Politics, 1792–1814 (2000).
JACK CENSER is Professor of History at George Mason University. He is author of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution (with Lynn Hunt), The French Press in the Age of Enlightenment (1994) and Prelude to Power: The Parisian Radical Press, 1789–91 (1976), and has written numerous articles on the historiography of the French Revolution. He has also edited three books: Press and Politics in PreRevolutionary France (1987), French Revolution and Intellectual History (1989) and Visions and Revisions in Eighteenth-Century France (1997).
DAVID COPELAND is the A. J. Fletcher Professor of Communications at Elon University. He is the author of Colonial American Newspapers: Character and Content (1997) and Debating the Issues in Colonial Newspapers (2000), as well as several articles on the press in eighteenthcentury colonial America.
HUGH GOUGH is professor of history at University College, Dublin. He has published many works on both French and Irish history, including The Newspaper Press in the French Revolution (1988), Ireland and the French Revolution (1990) and The Terror in the French Revolution (1998).
ECKHART HELLMUTH is Professor of History at the University of Munich. He works on both German and English history, and amongst