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May 4 1999 4:33 AM

Bruce Gottlieb is a former Slate staff writer and chief counsel at the Federal Communications Commission; he is currently general counsel at the Atlantic Media Company.

Jodi Kantor is a New York Times reporter and the author of The Obamas.

Eve Gerber is a Slateeditorial assistant.

Matt Alsdorf is a Slate editorial assistant.

Matt Alsdorf is a Slate editorial assistant.

Noam Scheiber is a senior editor at the New Republic.

Jeremy Derfner is a former Slate editorial assistant.

Maura Kelly's book Much Ado About Loving, about what classic novels can teach you about mating, relating, and Internet dating, will be out in January.