How would a news social network work to sustain journalism, provider consumers better control over their privacy, and enable new forms of content sharing and benefits? Bill Densmore is a 2008-2009 fellow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. He is directing the Information Valet Project. In a six-minute excerpt from a recent conversation, Densmore explains in an audio clip how an InfoValet Service might work. Click here to jump to a page for launching stream audio, or download an MP3 podcast for offline listening. (6 mins., 11 seconds; 1.5 MB)
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