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The Center for the
Study of International

invites you to participate in an  
International Media Seminar in Paris

March 25 - March 29, 2013  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
Center phone: 06 08 98 46 92 (portable): 01 45 00 42 83 (fixed line)  


Notre Dame de Paris - Photo by Rod E. Surber

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

Sunday, March 24

*3:00 pm OPTIONAL EVENT. Boat Cruise on the Seine, an ideal introduction to Paris.  Meet at the Hotel Malar at 3:00 pm to walk to the boat dock together. 

*5:30 pm Buffet dinner at the home of Lee and Berna Huebner, 3, rue Lalo, 75116 Paris. Tel 01 45 00 42 83. Métro Porte Dauphine.  Seminar Introduction.

Monday, March 25

09:00 am - 10:00 am Anne Swardson, Senior Editor, Bloomberg News. “Business News in Europe-Covering the Economic Scene.”

10:00 am - 11:00 am - To be announced.

11:00 am - 12:30 pm - "The Media Culture in France."  Waddick Doyle, Director, Division of Global Communications and Film, AUP.

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch at AUP

2:00 pm  - 3:30 pm - Visit the IHT.  “How the World’s First Global Newspaper Serves a Globalizing World.” With a talk and a tour led by Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune, Immeuble le Lavoisier 4, place des Vosges, 92400 Courbevoie France.

Afternoon:  Free Time

Tuesday, March 26

9:45 -11:30 a.m.  Visit to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (the OECD.). 

MIdday Free Time

Programs 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 Lignes 1 or 2.

2:00-pm - 3:00 pm  To be announced.

3: 00 - 4:00 pm - “The View From the US Embassy,” Mitch Moss, Director of Press Relations, US Embassy, Paris.

Evening:  Free time

Wednesday, March 27


09:00 am - 10:00 am  “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 company as an Independent Advertising Representive.

10:15 am - 11:30 am “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.

Evening:  Reception to be announced.

Thursday, March 28  

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

10:00 am – 11:00 am To be announced.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm  "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 pm - 1:30 pm  Free Time for Lunch

*1:45 pm  Meet at Hotel Malar to travel together to Liberation.

*2:30 pm  - 3:30 pm  Visit to Libération. François Sergent, Senior Editor.  ”A Leading French Daily. Up Close” 11, rue Béranger 75003 Paris Métro République

*4:005:00 pm  "Searching Images: Six Decades of Front-line Photojournalism."  At the home of John Morris. Now a very active 93 years of age, John Morris is considered by many to be the leading photo news editor of the twentieth century. Former head of Magnum Agency, former 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. "  At: 56 rue des Tournelles, ring Morris at street door, go to rear of court. 01 48 04 53 40.  Nearest Metro CHEMIN VERT or BASTILLE.  Near the Place des Vosges.

Evening:  Free Time 

Friday, March 29  

9:00 am - 10:30 am “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.

10:30 am - 12:00 noon – “Television News and the European Scene.” Jim Bittermann -- senior on-air correspondent for Europe for CNN International and formerly Paris Bureau Chief for ABC and NBC News

12 noon - 1:00 pm --  “A Close Up View of French Broadcasting.”  Jean Lesieur, Former Director, France 24 All-News Television.  

Late Afternoon   Free Time  

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

Saturday, March 30  

*OPTIONAL EVENT. Private bus trip and guided tour. Chateau de Versailles  


Missouri Southern State University
Faculty: Olive Sullivan and Rhonda Clark

Students: Eldon (Willie) Brown, Taylor Camden, Candis Clark, Elizabeth Spencer and Samantha Zoltanski