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Blueprinting the Information Valet Economy

Building a collaborative, shared-user network
December 3-5, 2008 / Reynolds Journalism Institute / Columbia, Missouri



Here's the list of who participated in "Blueprinting the Information Valet Economy" (or participate in IVP's development)

  1. Abreu, Abe, founder, e-ME Ventures, Oak Park, Ill.
  2. Andres, Charles, Executive Director, Information Card Foundation, Needham, Mass. / LINKS/RESOURCES
  3. Ashley, Seth, graduate researcher, Negotiating Privacy in the 21st Century, Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, Mo.
  4. Bentley, Clyde,convergence professor, Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, Mo.
  5. Bladine, Jon ("Jeb"), president/publisher, News-Register Publishing Co., McMinville, Oregon
  6. Brown, Jessica Z., director, Gateway Media Literacy Partners, St. Louis, Mo.
  7. Brown, Robert L., chief operating officer, Swift Communications, Gypsum, Colo.
  8. Bursch, James A., MyMindShare Inc., Manhattan Beach, Calif.
  9. Carner, Dorothy, head librarian, Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, Mo.
  10. Chase, Steve, manager, business development, Frank N. Magid & Associates, Des Moines, Iowa
  11. Coney, Lillie, associate director, Electric Privacy Information Center, Washington, D.C. (SEE NOTE)
  12. Cook, Michael, professor, University of Missouri (expert on co-ops and alternative corporate forms)
  13. Densmore, Bill, 2008-2009 fellow, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, Mo.
  14. Eskelsen, Todd R., partner, Schiff Hardin LLP, Washington, D.C.
  15. Fancher, Michael, 2008-2009 RJI Fellow, former exec. editor, The Seattle Times
  16. Fidler, Roger, director, technology initiatives, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, Mo.
  17. Francis, Harriet, technology licensing attorney, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
  18. Fuerst, Mark, executive director, Integrated Media Association, Rhinebeck, N.Y. (public TV affiliates group)
  19. Gafke, Roger, emeritus professor, electronic journalism, D.W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Univ. of Missouri
  20. Hart, Jonathan D., member, Dow Lohnes PLLC, Washington, D.C. (counsel, Online News Assn.)
  21. Horvit, Mark, executive director, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, Mo.
  22. Johnson, Pam, executive director, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, Mo.
  23. Kolsky, Charles, vp-business development,, St. Louis, Ill.
  24. Lambeth, Edmund B., emeritus professor, Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, Mo.
  25. Langeveld, Martin, blogger, News After Newspapers, Brattleboro, Vt. (ex-daily publisher)
  26. Lawton, Beth, manager, digital media, Newspaper Association of America
  27. Lerner, Richard, CEO, Clickshare Service Corp., Amherst, Mass.
  28. Mason, Debra L., Center on Religion, the Professions and the Public, Columbia, Mo.
  29. Mensing, Donica H., professor, Reynolds School of Journalism, Univ. of Nevada-Reno
  30. Mills, Dean, Missouri School of Journalism dean, Columbia, Mo.
  31. Mott, Steve, principal, Better By Design, Stamford, Conn. (ex-senior VP, electronic commerce, Mastercard Corp.)
  32. Newton, Peter, vp business development,, Andover, Mass.
  33. Osder, Elizabeth, principal, The Osder Group, (former Yahoo director, local/social media)
  34. Peters, Chuck, president/CEO, Gazette Communications, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (tentative)
  35. Picht, Randy, bureau chief, The Associated Press, Kansas City, Mo.
  36. Plotkin, Hal, founder, Center for Media Change, Inc., editor,, fiscal sponsor, Spot.US
  37. Reeves, Jennifer, Fellow 2008-2009, Reynolds Journalism Institute, interactive editor, KOMU-TV (NBC), Columbia, Mo.
  38. Saltz, Howard, vp-content development, MediaNews Group Interactive, Denver, Colo.
  39. Schermer, Greg, vp-interactive media, Lee Enterprises, Davenport, Iowa
  40. Sims, Norman, professor/principal investigator, The Media Giraffe Project, Univ. of Mass., Amherst, Mass.
  41. Soloski, John, professor, Grady College, University of Georgia, Atlanta, Ga. (newspaper economics expert)
  42. Stern, Reuben, managing editor, The Missourian, D.W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, Mo.
  43. Stevens, Jane, 2008-2009 Fellow, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Columbia, Mo.
  44. Stites, Tom, The Banyan Project and consulting editor, Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.
  45. Sussman, Emily, founder, Carpe Media, Columbia, Mo.
  46. Typaldos, Cynthia, founder, Kachingle - "crowdfunding change", Silicon Valley,
  47. Vander Clute, Jeff, founder, Avanoo Inc., Semantic Computing Framework, San Francisco, Calif.
  48. Ward, Richard, CEO, CentraMart, Kansas City, Mo.
  49. Weir, Robert B., Knight Chair Editing Fellow, The Columbia Missourian, Columbia, Mo.
  50. Westphal, David, USC-Annenberg School for Communications, Los Angeles (former McClatchy Washington, D.C. bureau chief)
  51. Wilkins, Lee, professor, Missouri School of Journalism, and director, RJI Privacy Study
  52. Winters, William L., Ph.D., journalism consultant to the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, Naples, Fla.



  • Kramer, Staci, editor,, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Lucas, Charlotte-Anne, professor, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • Rush, Tonda, attorney, former CEO, National Newspaper Association, Kansas City, Mo.

ADVISORS (in formation)

  • Blinder, Mike, principal, The Blinder Group New Port Richie, Fla. (online advertising strategies)
  • Crouch, Dennis, associate professor, University of Missouri Law School, Columbia, Mo. (expert on patents and electronic commerce)
  • Garretson, Kim, principal, Realist Ventures & Advisory Services, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Kussmaul, Wes, founder Delphia Internet Service, Weston, Mass.
  • Thompson, Matt, Reynolds Journalism Institute fellow 2008-2009, Columbia, Mo.
  • Shackelford, Tiffany, Phase2 Technologies, Alexandria, Va. (former Online News Assn. director)
  • Spencer, Jim, founder,, Columbia, Mo. (founding vp, Ask Jeeves/MSNBC)
  • Weaver, Howard, vice president-news, The McClatchy Co., Sacramento, Calif.