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1998 Seminar Schedule

International Media Seminar

March 23-27, 1998
Hosted by the Paris-based Center for the Study of International Communications
for students from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, and The American University of Paris.


HOTEL LA SERRE 24, bis, rue Cler 75007 Paris Tel:(33 1) 01 47 05 52 33 Fax:(33 1) 01 40 62 95 66  

HOTEL MALAR 29, rue Malar 75007 Paris Tel: (33 1) 0145 51 38 46 Fax:(33 1) 01 45 55 20 19 1


Campus seminars will take place at: The American University of Paris (AUP) 31, avenue Bosquet 75007 Paris AUP Contact: Pat Lair Tel:01 40 62 07 19 Fax:01 47 53 81 33

On Thursday, March 26 ONLY AUP 147, rue de Grenelle 75007 Room: G44 Building behind the 'Eglise St. Joan' Please note the addresses for the off-campus visits.

Monday, March 23,1998
AUP 31, av. Bosquet: Grand Salon (2nd floor)

1:30 - 1:45  Introduction, Overview and Welcome Lee W. Huebner, Professor, Communications Department, Northwestern University and former Publisher, International Herald Tribune

1:45 - 3:00  Christian Malar, Chief Foreign Correspondent, France 3

3:00 - 4:30  Ronald Koven, Bureau Chief, World Press Freedom Committee, formerly with the Boston Globe and the IHT

5:00 - 7:00  Opening Reception Talk by Stuart Emmrich, executive editor of Smart Money magazine, published jointly by Dow Jones and Hearst, and Yann Tossier, Paris correspondent for Reuters Financial Television. Topic: Launching and marketing new media in the Nineties; starting up a national magazine, on-line publication and global TV service.

7:15 - 9:15  Barbara Chase-Riboud After the Amistad...Who Can Tell Our Stories. Ms. Chase-Riboud is an internationally acclaimed historical novelist and poet.

Tuesday March 24,1998

10:00 - Noon  International Herald Tribune 181, avenue Charles de Gaulle, Neuilly-sur-Seine Metro: Line I (Direction Grande Arche) Pont de Neuilly station. The International Herald Tribune is the first global newspaper. Assemble at the offices of the IHT for tour and briefing. Meetings with journalists and executives.

1:00 - 2:30 AUP av. Bosquet: Grand Salon  Working This Side of the World: What to Expect. Lunch and talk by Pat Thompson, independent television producer, formerly with ABC and NBC and Jim Bittermann, Paris correspondent for CNN and NPR.

3:00 - 4:00  Europe and the World: Flora Lewis, syndicated columnist, former foreign affairs columnist and chief diplomatic correspondent for The New York Times.

Wednesday, March 25,1998

10:00 - 1:00AUP av. Bosquet: B32 (2nd floor)   A Look Backward and A Look Ahead: William Pfaff, internationally syndicated correspondent based in Paris.

Covering Europe's Cultural Riches: Alan Riding, cultural correspondent, The New York Times. Christopher Dickey, Pads Bureau Chief, Newsweek: talks about the role of the international magazine.

Afternoon free to visit Paris

7:00   Dinner at the home of Lee and Berna Huebner, 3, rue Lalo 75116 Paris LWH Metro: Line 2 (Direction Porte Dauphine) Porte Dauphine station. Talk before dinner by Bud Korengold, former diplomat and Newsweek correspondent in Moscow, among other assignments. John Morris, photo editor at The New York Times and The Washington Post, will join us as well.

Thursday, March 26,1998

11:30 - 12:30   TF1 quai Point du Jour 92100 Boulogne-Billiancourt Metro: Porte de Saint Cloud A tour of TF1 with Gerard Carryou, former news director and commentator, now president of a new documentary channel.

1:00 - 3:00 AUP  147 rue de Grenelle 75007: G44 Lunch and a talk by The Washington Post Correspondents Anne Swardson and Charles Trueheart.

3:30 - 4:30  United States Embassy 2, avenue Gabriel, 75001 Paris Metro: Concorde Briefing by the press and political sections, organized by Christopher Rochester at the US Embassy.

Friday, March 27,1998

10:30 - 12:30  Radio France, Maison de la Radio 104, avenue du President Kennedy 75016 Paris Meet Brigitte Virone in the lobby no later than 10:25.

"International broadcasting and journalism, from propaganda to information". Guy Riboreau, Director of the International Training Department. (10th floor)