Communication, Information and Informatics Sector
World Communication and Information Report 1999-2000


Vladimir Anashin Professor, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russian Federation. Chapter 12: A worldwide view
Craig G. Blurton Associate Professor, University of Hong-Kong,
Hong-Kong, China.
Chapter 2: New directions in education
Nagib Callaos Professor, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela. Chapter 17: Latin America and the Caribbean
Adeeb Ghonaimy (co-author) Professor Emeritus, Ain ShaUniversity, Egypt. Chapter 14: Arab countries
Gareth Grainger (co-author) Deputy Chairman, Australian Broadcasting Authority. Chapter 8: Governing information and communication technologies
A. Mokhtar Hallouda (co-author) Professor, Azhar University, Egypt. Chapter 14: Arab countries
Cees J. Hamelink Director, Centre for Communication and Human Rights and Professor of International Communication, University of Amsterdam,
Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Chapter 1: Human development
Ole Harbo Professor, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark. Chapter 7: Information services, libraries and archives
Karol Jakubowicz Head, Strategic Planning, Polish Television, PLC, and Lecturer, Institute of Journalism, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland. Chapter 16: Eastern and Central Europe
Mike Jensen Consultant, Port Saint-John, South Africa. Chapter 13: Sub-Saharan Africa
Robert E. Kahn President, Corporation for National Research Initiatives, Reston, Virginia, U.S.A. Chapter 11: Evolution of the Internet
Bertram Konert The European Institute for the Media (EIM)
Düsseldorf, Germany.
Chapter 18: Western Europe and North America
Kaaren Koomen (contributor) Group Manager, Multimedia Regulation and Policy, Optus Communication. Chapter 8: Governing information and communication technologies
Jean-Paul Lafrance UNESCO-BELL Chair for Communications and International Development, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada. Chapter 10: Multimedia: products and markets
Geoff Long (co-author) Consultant, Singapore. Chapter 15: Asia and the Pacific
Jean-Paul Marthoz European Director of Information, Human Rights Watch, Brussels, Belgium. Chapter 4: Freedom of the media
Bernard Miège Professor of Communication Science, Université Stendhal-Grenoble 3, Grenoble, France. Chapter 3: Cultural production and cultural pluralism
Maria Ng Lee Hoon (co-author) Coordinator, Pan Asia Networking, International Development Research Centre, Tanglin, Singapore. Chapter 15: Asia and the Pacific
Narasimhiah Seshagiri Special Secretary, Planning Commission & Director General of National Informatics Center,
New Delhi, India.
Chapter 9: Two years of technological progress and innovation
Julian Thomas (co-author) Senior Research Fellow, Australian Key Center for Cultural and Media Policy, Griffith University. Chapter 8: Governing information and communication technologies
Roslyn VAN VLIET (Contributor) Assistant Manager, Research and Policy, Australian Broadcasting Authority, Sydney, Australia. Chapter 8: Governing information and communication technologies
Arne Wessberg Director-General, Finish Broadcasting Company,
Helsinki, Finland.
Chapter 5: Public service broadcasting
Chin Saik Yoon (also member of the Advisory Board) Publisher and Managing Director, Southbound,
Penang, Malaysia.
Chapter 6: Impact on the media