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2001 Seminar Schedule

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

March 11-16, 2001 at the American University of Paris, 31 Ave. Bosquet, 75007 Paris

Schedule Participants


HOTEL MALAR 29, rue Malar 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.

All meetings will be held in English. All programs are at the American University of Paris (AUP), except where marked. The program is as follows:


Sunday, March 11

7:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.  Welcome: Introduction and Overview by President Michael Simpson, American University of Paris Reception, 6 p.m., Hotel Malar Lobby.

Monday, March 12

11:00 - 12:30  "The First Global Newspaper, " A visit to the International Herald Tribune and a talk with Peter Goldmark, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of th IHT. 6 bis, rue des Graviers, Neuilly, Metro pont de Neuilly

1:30 - 3:00  "First, Foremost and Unrivaled " Cathy Nolan, Paris correspondent, People Magazine and Peter Mikelbank, producer, Entertainment Tonight.

3:00 - 4:30  "Journalism, Diplomacy and Decision Making " James Rentschler, former public communications director, Economic Summits, White House.

Tuesday, March 13

9:30 - 11:30  "Worldwide Radio Today" Karen Sloan, AP London Bureau chief

11:00 - 12:30  "Searing Images: Six Decades of Front Line Photo Journalism" John Morris, former photo director for the New York Times, Washington Post and major agencies in Europe.

1:00 - 2:30  'Food as a Metaphor for French Culture," Harriet Welty Rochefort, journalist and author of French Toast and French Fries, books about cultural differences.

7:00  Dinner at the home of Lee and Berna Huebner, 3 rue Lalo, 75116 Paris,

Wednesday, March 14

11:00 - 12:00  'Informed, Irreverent and Unblinking," Pat Thompson, independent producer of news and documentaries, and Jim Bittermann, Paris correspondent for CNN and NPR commentator.

3:00  Security clearance at the United States Embassy, 2 avenue Gabriel, 75008 Paris (metro Concorde). Please bring your passport.

3:30 - 5:00  European press and political briefing: Richard Lankford, Chief Press Information Officer, US Embassy, Paris.

Thursday, March 15

10:00 -11:30  "It's All the Rage, Sports in Europe Today, " Valerie Perez

2:30 - 4:00  "Tour UNESCO, " 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007 (Please meet at the reception.)

Friday, March 16

10:00 -11:30  "Visit Liberation, a French Newspaper, " Francois Sergent, foreign correspondent, London and the U.S. for 10 years plus.

11:30  Markus Muller will lead a trip to Versailles Evening  Dinner and show at the Auberge de la Bonne Franquette in Montmartre.


The following people attended the March 12-16, 2001, International Media Seminar.

Missouri Southern State College
Dale Benfield,Jr.
Paul Burk
Taffy Coker
Kelly Dengel
Brad Gold
Justin Haase
Travis Hensley
Anita Jenison
Tasha Jones   JR Ledford
Erica Mattlage
Mahlon Miller
Whitney Mounts
Chris Roberts
Carmen Williams
Brenda Kilby (professor)
Dr. Chad Stebbins (professor)  
Bowling Green State University
Brandi Barhite
Lisa Lynch
Jennifer Trevino
Andrea Ross
William Paterson University
Dr. Diana Peck (professor)