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2000 Seminar Schedule

The Center for the Study of International Communications
 invites you to participate in an International Media Seminar

March 13-17, 2000
at the American University of Paris, 6 rue Colonel Combes, 75007 Paris

All meetings will be held in English. All programs are at the American University of Paris (AUP), except where marked.



HOTEL MALAR 29, rue Malar 75007 Paris Tel: (33 I)OI. Fax: (33 I)OI.  

HOTEL LA SERRE 24 bis, rue Cler 75007 Paris Tel: (33 I)OI. Fax: (33 I)OI.  

HOTEL TULIPE 33, rue Malar 75007 Paris Tel: (33 I)OI. Fax: (33 I)OI.  

HOTEL ROYAL PHARE 40, Ave de la Motte Picquet 75007 Paris Tel: (33 I)OI. Fax: (33 I)OI.


Sunday, March 12

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Welcome: Introduction and- Overview by Lee W.Huebner, Professor, Communications Department, Northwestern University and former Publisher, International Herald Tribune. Reception at the American University of Paris, 6 rue Colonel Combes, 75007 Paris.

Monday, March 13

11:00 - 12:30  "Europe and the World Today, " William Pfaff, Paris-based globally syndicated political columnist, The Los Angeles Times syndicate and the International Herald Tribune. 

12:30 - 1:00  Lunch at AUP

1:00 - 2:30  "How Different Are We " Harriet Welty Rochefort, journalist and author of French Toast, a book about cultural differences. 

3:00   Security /clearance at the United States Embassy, 2 avenue Gabriel, 75008 Paris (Metro Concorde). Bring your passport.

3:30 - 5:00  European press & political briefing: Maggie Pearson, Chief Press Information Officer, US Embassy, Paris.

7:00  Dinner at the home of Lee and Bema Huebner, 3 rue Lalo 75116 Paris, Metro: Line 2 (Direction Porte Dauphine) Porte Dauphine station.Talks by Flora Lewis, syndicated columnist, formerly with the New York Times, Pat Thompson, President of a Paris American TV company who works with major networks and Michael Tingay, former roving Middle East correspondent with the Financial Times. 

Tuesday, March 14

10:00 - 12:00   "The Challenges Journalists Face in Eastern Europe" professor Maria Atanasov, Assistant Professor of Journalism at the American University of Bulgaria and John Dimitry Panitza, Chairman, Free and Democratic Bulgaria Foundation.

12:00 - 1:00   Lunch at AUP

1:00 - 2:30   'People Magazine Follies," Cathy Nolan, Paris correspondent, People Magazine and Peter Mikelbank, producer, Entertainment Tonight.

7:00   Dinner (optional) at the home of Vivian and Roger Cruise, 64 rue Pergolese, 75116 Paris, Door code 36IA7, 5th floor, left, Metro: Line 2 (Direction Porte Dauphine) Porte Dauphine Station.

Wednesdav, March 15

8:30 - 9:30   Breakfast with Alexis De Gemini, general manager M6 Music France and Head of music programs in France. Gil Donaldson of Donaldson Polakoff, an independent film producer, will interview our guest about producing music the French way.

10:00 - 11:30   "Staying in Focus," Ann Swardson, Washington Post Paris correspondent.

3:00 - 4:00   Visit to French TV France 3, Christian Malar, chief foreign correspondent, 13 blvd du Gen-Martial-Valin, 75015 Paris, (Metro: Balard) or UNESCO Tour, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris, (Metro: Segur).

Thursday, March 16

10:00 -11:30  "Photojournalism in the New Millennium, " John Morris, former photo editor for the New YorkTimes, Washington Post and major agencies in Europe.

11:30 -12:15  Panel Discussion by visiting professors summarizing week. 1:30  International Herald Tribune 18 1, 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.

6:30 - 8:00  "Journalism and its Challenges," Roundtable Q&A with American and French joumalists: France-Amerique, 9 Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, 75008 PFr,s, (Metro: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Line 9)

Friday, March 17

9:30 - 11:30  Radio France International Studios, Maison de la Radio, 104, avenue du President Kennedy 75016 Paris. Meet in the lobby no later than 9:55 a.m. "International Broadcasting and Journalism, from Propaganda to Information. " Guy Riboreau, Director of the International Training Department (4h Floor)

5:30 - 7:00  Closing Award Ceremony, concert and cocktail buffet by the Chamber Wind Symphony of the University of Southern Illinois featuring clarinet and saxophone quartets at AUP, 31 Ave Bosquet, 75007 Paris.


Paris France, March 13-17, 2000

Missouri Southern State College
Carol Brazeale, Paul Burk Jr., Kiki Coffman, Taffy Coker, Crystal Cooke, Scott Haar, Justin Haase, Cassie Hombs, Sarah Kyle,  Matt Madura, Noppadol Paothong, Chris Roberts, Vanessa Seaman, Mark Shryock, Dr. Chad Stebbins (professor), Ward Bryant (professor), Dr. Markus Muller (professor)  

Bowling Green State University
AmyJo Brown, Emily Goss, Catie Lutes, Irene Scott,  Chasity Lester, Dustin White, Dr. Catherine Cassara (professor)    

DePaul University
Dr. Lisa Barr (professor)  

Iona College
Susan Vaughn (professor)    

Washburn University 
Wendy Leedy, Nicole Steckman, Kathy Menzie (professor)

William Paterson University   
Dr. Tina Lesher (professor), Dr. Diana Peck (professor)  

Utica College of Syracuse University
Dr. Cecilia Friend (professor)  

American University of Bulgaria
Gaukhar Mukhatzhaumova, Razvan Sibii, Petia Stoeva,  Jelica Vesic, Maria Atanasov (professor)  

International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors
Ursula Freireich, Al Seiler, Jane Steinmetz