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The Center for the
Study of International

invites you to participate in an  
International Media Seminar in Paris

March 18 - March 24, 2012  at
The American University of Paris (AUP)
31 avenue Bosquet, in the Grand Salon 



Hôtel Malar – 29, rue Malar, 75007 Paris. Tel : 01 45 51 38 46
Hotel Tulipe, 33, rue Malar 75007 Paris, Tel:  +33 1 45 51 67 21
Center phone: 06 08 98 46 92 (portable): 01 45 00 42 83 (fixed line)  


All programs will be held at The American University of Paris (AUP), except where marked by *.  You may need photo identification to be admitted to some venues.

Sunday, March 18

3:00 p.m.  OPTIONAL EVENT. Boat Cruise on the Seine, an ideal introduction to Paris.  Meet at the Hotel Malar at 3:00 p.m. to walk to the boat together. If you are not on the boat tour, meet at 5:00 p.m. at Hotel Malar to travel together to dinner.

*5:30 p.m.  Buffet dinner at the home of Lee and Berna Huebner, 3, rue Lalo, 75116 Paris. Door code A3104, interphone LWH, 7th floor.  Tel 01 45 00 42 83. Métro Porte Dauphine. 
Welcome: Lee Huebner: Professor of Media and Publlic Affairs at the George Washington University, formerly with Northwestern University and the International Herald Tribune.
Guest speaker: Christian Malard, Senior foreign analyst with French television. 

Monday, March 19

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. “A Career in Media Management.” Kay Rolland, formerly in management posts with The Wall Street Journal Europe and the International Herald Tribune. Also former Publisher of “Where-Magazine—Paris,” who has now started her own advertising sales company.  

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - “Food as a Metaphor for French Culture.” Harriet Welty Rochefort, Journalist and author of French Toast and French Fried, both popular books about cultural differences and similarities.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. -  “Media in the Middle East.” Kusai Kedri, Correspondent for KSA2, Saudi National Television (English) Channel.

12:30 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch at AUP.  Leave from AUP for the OECD. 

*1:30 p.m..  Visit to the headquarters of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Develop.m.ent. 2 rue Andre Pascal.  Metro:  Muette.
Interactive workshop led by Roger Hobby and the OECD social media tea.m..

6:00 p.m. Reception in a unique Parisian setting, the home of Nancy and Richard Asthalter. Richard headed the law offices of Sullivan and Cromwell in Paris for many years, Nancy has worked with University of Paris and was Academic Director in the field of international student exchange. Address: 1 rue Narbonne, 75007 Paris. Door Code 5478.
Talk by Janine de Giovanni one of the world’s most experienced , award-winning journalists covering human conflict and suffering, from Palestine and Israel to Bosnia and Chechnya, from East Timor and Egypt to Iraq and much of Africa. Her latest book is "Ghosts by Daylight: Love, War and Redemption."

Tuesday, March 20

AUP, 31 avenue Bosquet 75007 Paris–Grand Salon  

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. - "The Media Culture in France."  Waddick Doyle, Director, Division of Global Communications and Film, AUP. 

10:45 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.  - “France and the World.”  Jean-Marc Illouz, Senior correspondent with France 2 television news. 

12 noon – 1:00 p.m. -  Lunch at AUP. Jim Bittermann,, senior on-air correspondent for Europe with CNN International and former Paris Bureau Chief for ABC and NBC News. Leave from AUP at 1:15 p.m. to travel to the IHT. 

*2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - “How the World’s First Global Newspaper Serves a Globalizing World.” With Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune, 6 rue des Graviers, 92200 Neuilly. Métro Ligne 1 Pont de Neuilly.

*4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Visit to Publicis, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies. 133, avenue des Champs Elysées 75008 Paris. Metro: Etoile.  With Robert Fredovich, Director of Marketing Communications, Publicis Groupe.  

Evening: Free time

Wednesday, March 21

France TV24 - Photo by Rod E. SurberAUP, 31 avenue Bosquet 75007 Paris – Grand Salon 

10:00 a.m.  Meet at the Hotel Malar to travel together to France 24.

*11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Visit to France TV24, all-news cable channel. With a talk and tour led by Eric Olander, Editor in Chief for Internet and New Media. Address: 5, rue Nations Unis, entrance on rue Camille Desmoulins; take RER C to Molineau from Pont de Alma, direction Versailles. Get off at Issy Val de Seine; walk downstairs; turn left.  At the light is rue Camille Desmoulins, turn left and on left side, across from Coca Cola is France TV24.  Entrance around the corner.

Afternoon:  Free Time 

*6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m..  Reception at the Home of Eliabeth Hochman and Eric Schwarz. 21 rue Clemont Marot, 75008 Paris  door code EAS - 4th floor. With AUP international media students. 

Thursday, March 22  

AUP, 31 avenue Bosquet 75007 Paris – Grand Salon

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. “Three Continents, Two Careers, One Couple, Two Kids, No Dogs.” Ann and Don Morrison. Formerly co-editors of Time Magazine Europe. Ann was Editor, Asiaweek, Hong Kong, Executive Editor, Fortune Magazine, New York; Don was Executive Editor for Time Magazine, Asia, Assistant Managing Editor, Time Magazine, New York.

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. "Covering the Fashion Scene in the World's Fashion Capital." Madeleine Czigler, fashion and culture journalist and professor at AUP and Wells College. Formerly with Canadian Broadcasting Company.

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Free Time for Lunch

1:30 p.m.  Meet at the Hotel Malar to travel together to Liberation.

*2:30 p.m. Visit to Libération. François Sergent, Senior Editor.  ”A Leading French Daily. Up Close” 11, rue Béranger 75003 Paris Métro République

*4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Location: 56 rue de Tournelles. "Six Decades of Front-line Photojournalism."  At the home of John Morris - Now a very active 95 years of age, John Morris is one of the leading photo news editors of the 20th century. Former head of Magnum Agency, senior photo editor for Life Magazine, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other publications; author of Get the Picture: A Personal History of Photojournalism.  56 rue des Tournelles, ring Morris at street door, go to rear of court. 01 48 04 53 40.  Metro CHEMIN VERT. 
 Evening:  Free Time 

Friday, March 23

AUP, 31 avenue Bosquet 75007 Paris – Grand Salon

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. --”Confessions of a Lifelong International Marketer.” Peter Barnet, Associate Prof, American University of Paris, Former Executive VP for International Advertising at Young and Rubicam and other global ad agencies.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. –“The View From the US Embassy,”  Paul Patin, Director of Press Relations, US Embassy, Paris.  

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  “New Media--New Horizons.” Eileen Bastianelli, founder of Milestone Media, former executive at BBDO Advertising Agency, Paris, now an adviser and producer linking the worlds of advertising and digital content.

Afternoon   Free Time  

*8:30 p.m. OPTIONAL EVENT. Montmartre Cabaret dinner; meet at Hotel Malar at 7:00 p.m. to travel together to Montmartre.

Saturday, March 24  

* *OPTIONAL EVENT. Visit to the Chateau de Versailles  


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