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Journalism That Matters -- the DC Sessions:
What will happen when only the journalism is left?

August 7-8, 2007, George Washington University, Media & Public Affairs Building
805 21st St., NW, Washington, DC 20052

Who attended? The signup roster

Below is a list of participants in Journalism That Matters: The DC Sessions, Aug. 7-8, 2007, at The George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs. To add link a link, simply click on the "edit" tab on the top of this page to edit and then the "save page" tab when done.


  1. Bill Allison, The Sunlight Foundation, Washington, D.C.
  2. Christopher Anderson, Ph.D. communications candidate, Columbia University, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  3. Faye Anderson, citizen journalist, Anderson@Large, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  4. Richard Anderson, founder/CEO, VillageSoup.com, Rockland, Maine
  5. Angie Bado, president/founder, mckinneynews.net, McKinney, Texas
  6. Robert Basler, Reuters Inc. blogger, Washington, D.C.
  7. Paul Bass, editor, New Haven Independent/ Online Journalism Project, New Haven, Conn.
  8. Matthew Bates, doctoral student, University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism (AEJMC)
  9. Valery Y.R. Bates-Brown, asst. VP / professor, visual communications, Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.
  10. David Bennahum, president/CEO, The Center for Independent Media, Washington, D.C.
  11. Clyde Bentley, convergence journalism professor, University of Missouri (AEJMC)
  12. Scott Bosley, executive director, American Society of Newspaper Editors, Reston, Va.
  13. Wally Bowen, exec. director, Mountain Area Information Network, Asheville, N.C.
  14. John Boyer, executive director, Ilmworks Inc./Muslim Project, Annandale, Va.
  15. Lorraine Branham, director, School of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
  16. Steve Brant, Founder & Principal, Trimtab Management Systems, HuffPost Blogger, New York, N.Y.
  17. Cody Brotter, student editor-in-chief, The Hastings Buzzer, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
  18. Merrill Brown, / chairman, NowPublic.com / editorial director,of the News21 Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education
  19. Will Bunch, reporter/blogger, Attytood, and The Daily News, Philadelphia, Pa.
  20. Patrick Butler, vice president, programs, International Center for Journalists, Washington, D.C.
  21. Bill Buzenberg, executive director, Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.
  22. Jessica Bynoe, Program Officer, Youth Engagement, Academy for Education Development, New York, N.Y.
  23. Mary Beth Callie, assistant professor, communication, Regis University, Denver, Colo. (AEJMC)
  24. Ed Carter, assistant professor, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  25. Sam Chaltain, Executive Director, Five Freedoms, Washington, D.C.
  26. Sue Ellen Christian, assoc. prof. of journalism, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  27. Jessica Clark, research director, Center for Social Media, American University and editor-at-large, In These Times magazine
  28. David Cohn, graduate student, blogger/ Columbia Journalism School and NewAssignment.Net, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  29. Jeff Crigler, CEO, Voxant Inc., Reston, Va.
  30. Ingrid Dahl, Editor, Youth Media Reporter, Academy for Educational Development, New York, N.Y. Youth Media Reporter
  31. George L. Daniels, asst. professor of journalism, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AEJMC)
  32. Tom Davidson, project director, Tribune Interactive, Newport News, Va.
  33. Michael Deehan, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
  34. Bill Densmore, director, The Media Giraffe Project at UMass, Amherst, Mass.
  35. Eduardo de Oliveira, editor, The Brazilian Journal/N.E. Ethnic Newswire / Nashua, N.H.
  36. Neil Didriksen, publisher, Maryland Media, Lutherville, Md.
  37. Jacqueline Dupree, JDLand and intranet editor, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
  38. Margaret Duffy, acting dean for graduate studies, Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, Mo.


  39. Todd Eskelsen, attorney/partner, Schiff Hardin LLC, Washington, D.C.
  40. Guillemette Faure, U.S correspondent,Le Figaro and Rue89
  41. Fabrice Florin, director, NewsTrust.net, Mill Valley, Calif.
  42. Pam Foster, director, student publications, Tennessee State Univ., Nashville, Tenn.
  43. Andrea Breemer Frantz, associate professor, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  44. Margaret Freivogel, co-founder, St. Louis Platform, Kirkwood, Mo.
  45. William Freivogel, acting dean, School of Journalism, Southern Illinois University, Cabondale, Ill. (AEJMC)
  46. Lew Friedland, Madison Common co-founder and professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
  47. Paul Fucito, communications director, School of Media & Public Affairs, GWU, Washington, D.C.
  48. Kevin Gamble, associate director, National eXtension Initiative, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, N.C.
  49. Manuel Garcia, AME-Metro, The Miami Herald Media Co., Miami, Fla.
  50. Robert Giles, curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  51. Dan Gillmor, founder, Center for Citizen Media, Berkley, Calif., and Cambridge, Mass.
  52. Bob Greiner, local news editor, WashingtonPost.com, Arlington, Va.
  53. Tom Grubisich, OJR contributor, web editor, The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
  54. Andrew Haeg,senior producer, CIJ, American Public Media, Saint Paul, Minn.
  55. John Hamer, executive director, Washington News Council, Seattle, Wash.
  56. Tanya Harned, ePluribus Media and ePluribus Media Timelines, Columbia, Mo.
  57. Tana Hartman, board member/talk-show host, The Peoples Channel, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  58. Susan Hasan collaborator, Ilmworks Inc./Muslim Project, Annandale, Va.
  59. Arthur Hayes, associate professor, Dept. of Communication & Media Studies, Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y.
  60. Barbara Hipsman, associated professor/news, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  61. Peggy Holman, author, The Change Handbook and co-director, Journalism that Matters Consortium, Seattle
  62. Brant Houston, director, Investigative Reporters & Editors, Columbia, Mo.
  63. Cody Howard, 6News director, The World Company, Lawrence, Kansas
  64. Anne Hoyt, master's candidate/Georgetown University, Washington correspondent, Mexico's Grupo Radio Centro / Washington, D.C.
  65. Evelyn Hsu, program director, Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, Oakland, Calif.
  66. Lee W. Huebner, director, School of Media & Public Affairs, the Geo. Washington Univ., Washington, D.C.
  67. G. Patton "Pat" Hughes, CEO-editor, Paulding.com / Neomaxcom LLC / Dallas, Georgia
  68. Paul Janensch, associated professor, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn. (AEJMC)
  69. Debra Jasper, director, Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio
  70. William Jiles, Florida A&M University (AEJMC)
  71. Pam Johnson, executive director, Reynolds Journalism Institute, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
  72. Linda Jue, exec. director, New Voices in Independent Journalism / exec. editor, George Washington Williams Fellowship, San Francisco
  73. Mark Jurkowitz, associate director, Project on Excellence in Journalism, Washington, D.C.


  74. Susan Kearney, vp-marketing, Voxant, Inc., Reston, Va.
  75. Janet Keefer, associate professor, School of Journalism and Mass Comm, journalism, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa (AEJMC)
  76. Janet Key, lecturer in journalism/mass. comp./American University in Cairo, Egypt
  77. Natasha Klauss, videographer, The Documentary Center at Geo. Washington Univ., Washington, D.C.
  78. Steve Klein, Coordinator, Electronic Journalism Program, George Mason University
  79. Susan M. Knight, journalism professor, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
  80. Bill Kovach, chairman/acting director, Committee of Concerned Journalists, Washington, D.C. (AEJMC)
  81. Peggy Kuhr, dean, University of Montana Journalism School, Missoula, Montana (former Knight Chair, Univ. of Kansas) (AEJMC)
  82. Beth Lawton, digital-media manager, Newspaper Association of America, Arlington, Va.
  83. Tien-Tsung Lee, professor, William Allen White School, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.(AEJMC)
  84. Al Leeds, president and editorial director, L.A. Times/Washington Post News Service, Washington, D.C.
  85. David Loomis, professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (AEJMC)
  86. http://www.mediagiraffe.org/wiki/index.php/Jtm-dc-Chopeta_Lyons Chopeta Lyons,] editor, ePluribus Media and ePluribus Media Timelines, Willington, Conn.
  87. Andrew MacRae, intern,Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.
  88. Audrey Manring, editor, The Women's Times, Great Barrington, Mass.
  89. Kathleen Manzo, associate editor, EPE/Education Week, Bethesda, Md.
  90. Albert May, assoc. professor of of media and public affairs, George Washington University, Washington,D.C.
  91. Dori Maynard, president, Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, Oakland, Calif.
  92. Jeanne McCann, managing editor, edweek.org, Bethesda, Md.
  93. Jen McClure, executive director, Society for New Communications Research, Palo Alto, Calif.
  94. Meredith McCulloch, New England News Forum, Bedford, Mass.
  95. Shawn Mcintosh, instructor, digital communications, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  96. Susan McKenna, master's candidate/publications director, Univ. of Illinois College of Communications, Champaign-Urbana, Ill. (AEJMC)
  97. Ilona Meagher, writer, ePluribus Media, Caledonia, Ill.
  98. Gabriella Meerbach, managing director Media on the Spot, Amsterdam (AEJMC)
  99. Sara Melillo, journalism program officer, McCormick Tribune Foundation, Chicago
  100. Rachel Davis Mersey, assistant professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.(AEJMC)
  101. Stephanie Michelle, videographer/attorney, Stealing Joy Productions, Arlington, Va.
  102. Amy Mitchell, Project for Excellence in Journalism, Washington, D.C. (AEJMC)
  103. Bill Mitchell, editor, Poynter Online, The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Fla.
  104. Lawrence Mitchell, law professor, Geo. Washington Univ., Washington, D.C.
  105. Arlene Morgan, associate dean, Columbia Univ. Graduate School of Journalism, New York
  106. Nikhil Moro, Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich.
  107. Emily Moses, multimedia program coordinator, UC-Berkley Journalism School/Knight New Media Center, Berkeley, Calif.
  108. Sharon Moshavi, director, digital media, International Center for Journalists
  109. Brett Mueller, website manager, Committee of Concerned Journalists, Washington, D.C.
  110. Angela Nelson, senior news/politics producer, Boston.com/Boston Globe, Lowell, Mass.


  111. Chris O'Brien, founder, Next Newsroom Project / reporter, San Jose Mercury News, San Jose, Calif.
  112. Russell Okamoto, Cofounder, Public Press, Portland, Ore.
  113. Mike Orren, president and founder, Pegasus News / Panlocal Media, Dallas, Texas
  114. Geneva Overholser, professor, Univ. of Missouri journalism school, Washington, D.C.
  115. Robert Park, graduate student journalism, Point Park Univ., Pittsburgh, Pa.
  116. Michael Parks, director, School of Journalism, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles
  117. Chris Peck, editor, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.
  118. Dale Peskin, managing director, iFOCUS, Virginia
  119. Nicholas Penniman, Washington director, Schumann Center for Media and Democracy, Washington, D.C.
  120. Peter Perl, asst. managing editor/training, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
  121. Steve Petersen, The Bivings Group, Washington, D.C.
  122. Victor Pickard, FreePress.net and graduate student, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill.
  123. Vikki Porter, director, Knight Digital Media Center, Los Angeles, CA
  124. Krishna Prasad, Citizen Journalist, Churumuri and Sans Serif, Mysore, India
  125. Jay Rosen, NewAssignment.Net, OffTheBus, and New York University, New York
  126. Marjorie Rouse, vp Europe/Eurasia, Internews Network, Washington, D.C.
  127. David Ryfe, Ourtahoe.org and the University of Nevada Reno (AEJMC)
  128. Elena Sassower, director, Center for Judicial Accountability, White Plains, N.Y.
  129. Ali Savino, program director, The Center for Independent Media, Washington, D.C.
  130. Jan Schaffer, director, J-Lab/The Institute for Interactive Media, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (AEJMC)
  131. Wadim Schreiner, managing director, Media Tenor Ltd.-South Africa (AEJMC)
  132. Carl Schierhorn, assoc. professor, Kent State Univ. School of Journalism, Kent, Ohio
  133. Barbara Schulz, writer, ePluribus Media and ePluribus Media Timelines, Encinitas, Calif.
  134. Barbara Selvin, journalism professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y.
  135. Ellen Scully-Russ, doctoral candidate, Columbia University Teachers College, Oakton, Va.
  136. Jim Shaffer, dean, Univ. of Southern Maine business school, Portland, Maine
  137. Michael Shanahan, asst. journalism professor, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  138. Andrew Sherry,senior vp-online communications, Center for American Progress, Washington, D.C.
  139. Keika Shimmyo, project assistant, School & Community Services, Academy for Educational Development, New York, N.Y.
  140. Vjollca Shtylla, senior program director, International Center for Journalists
  141. Stephen Silha, co-director, Journalism That Matters Consortium and past president, Washington News Council, Seattle, Wash.
  142. Norman Sims, Media Giraffe Project, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass. (AEJMC)
  143. Maurreen Skowran, founder, Journawiki and copy editor, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C.
  144. Timothy Smith, journalism professor, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  145. Jennifer Snyder-Duch, Assistant Professor, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  146. John Soloski, professor and former dean, University of Georgia, Bogart, Ga.
  147. Tom Stites, consulting editor, Center for Public Integrity, Newburyport, Mass.
  148. S. Holly Stocking, assoc. professor, Indiana University School of Journalism, Bloomington, Ind. (AEJMC)
  149. Michael Stoll, lecturer, San Jose State Univ., and director, Public Press Initiative
  150. Federico Subervi, professor, Texas State Univ. Journalism & Mass. Comm., San Marcos, Texas
  151. Roberto Suro, director, Pew Hispanic Center/USC-Annenberg, Washington,D.C.
  152. Jaap Swart, retired General Manager, Radio Netherlands Training Centre, Amsterdam


  153. Erin Teeling, New Media Associate, The Bivings Group, Washington, D.C.
  154. Jennifer Thomas, journalist/photographer, iberkshires.com/Boxcar Media, North Adams, Mass.
  155. Paul Thomas, writer, ePluribus Media and ePluribus Media Timelines, , Granville, Mass.
  156. Esther Thorson, associate dean, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism
  157. Joe Torres, goverment relations manager, Free Press, Washington, D.C.
  158. Tony Van Witsen, independent documentary producer / formerly PBS Newshour / Boulder, Colo.
  159. Russ Walker, asst. managing editor, nation/world, washingtonpost.com, Alexandria, Va.
  160. Patrick Walters, graduate student, Univ. of Memphis, former Poynter Institute Naughton Fellow, Wyomissing, Pa.
  161. Jennifer Ward, interactive media editor, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, Calif.
  162. Tom Warhover, innovations editor, The Missourian / faculty, Univ. of Missouri J-School, Columbia, Mo.
  163. Elin Waring, ePluribus Media and ePluribus Media Timelines, / Joomla-Open Source Matters, Bronx, N.Y.
  164. Jiyan Wei, product manager, Vocus Inc./PRWeb, Lanham, Md.
  165. Carol White, Book Editor, ePluribus Media, Hamilton, Va.
  166. Josh Wilson, Newsdesk.org / also: Illuminated Media
  167. Leonard Witt, PJNet.org, Robt. Fowler chair, Kennesaw State Univ., Kennesaw, Ga.
  168. Jeffrey Young, web editor, Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, D.C.