Board of Directors (Valid Sources)

  • Paul Steinle, president, Valid Sources; former president, UPI; former president, SDX
  • Paula Duffy, vice president, Valid Sources, former executive director University of Chicago Press
  • Sara Brown, Ph.D., secretary-treasurer, Valid Sources, former manager organization development, LA Times
  • Bruce Garrison, Ph.D., journalism professor, University of Miami
  • Sig Splichal, Ph.D., journalism professor, University of Miami
  • Georgiana Vines, retired associate editor, Knoxville News Sentinel

Associate Consulting Editors1 ("Who Needs Newspapers?" Report)

  • Fred Brown, vice chair, SPJ, Ethics Committee
  • Sonja Sorensen Craig, former publisher, Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon
  • Lucy Dalglish, executive director, RCFP
  • Jack Hart, Ph.D., former managing editor, Oregonian, Portland, Oregon
  • Bob Hunter, editor, The Mail Tribune, Medford, Oregon
  • Arnold Ismach, Ph.D., former dean, School of Journalism and Communication, U. of Oregon
  • Paul Janensch, professor emeritus, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut
  • Joe Kamalick, chief correspondent, Americas, ICIS
  • William Ketter, vice president news, CNHI
  • Connie Koenenn, former section editor, LA Times
  • Eric Newton, vice president Journalism Program, John S. & James L. Knight Foundation
  • D. L. Richardson, journalism professor, Southern Oregon University
  • James Risser, former director, John S. Knight fellowships, Stanford University
  • Dennis Ryerson, editor and vice president, Indianapolis Star
  • Robert Steele, Ph.D., ethics professor, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
  • Terry Tazioli, former section editor, Seattle Times
  • Jim Upshaw, professor emeritus, University of Oregon
  • Tsitsi Wakhisi, journalism professor, University of Miami

1The associate consulting editors (ACEs) have agreed to oversee the “Who Needs Newspapers?” Website and provide suggestions, advice and comments on its quality and focus.

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