Media Concentration Around the World:

First 2011 Report by the global research project on international media concentration and ownership

January 21st & 22nd, 2011

Université Paris-Dauphine
Place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny
75775 Paris cedex 16
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Friday, January 21st, 2011
Location: Université Paris-Dauphine, Amphi Raymond Aron de 9 h à 18 h, espace Accueil au 7ème étage nouvelle aile, déjeuner sur place de 12 h à 14 h

9:30 a.m. — 9:45 a.m.
Introduction Prof. Dominique ROUX
Opening - President Université Paris IX Dauphine
Overview by 3 members of the Scientific Committee

  • Eli Noam, Columbia University
  • Patrick Badillo, Université de la Méditerranée Aix-Marseille
  • Kiyoshi Nakamura, Waseda University

9:45 a.m. — 10:45 a.m.
Panel: New frontiers of media : A New Context for Concentration (Cross presentation from academic and professional), Chair Dominique Roux

  • Introduction: A cross industry perspective, Dominique Roux
  • TV in the World in 2010: when more connected means higher TV consumption, Alexandre Callay, Mediametrie - Eurodata Tv Worldwide Director
  • Reinvention of Business model for television, Laurent Sorbier, CEO de mySkreen, ASsociate Professor, Université Paris Dauphine

10:45 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.
Coffee break

11:00 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.

  • The management of new web TV: the example of Gonzag TV, Gonzague Rebois, CEO of Gonzag TV
  • Digital Evolution of Advertising Transactions: Concentration or Dispersion?
    François Mariet, Professor,
    Advertising and Media Management, Université Paris-Dauphine; Publishes a biweekly professional blog on the media going digital:
  • New strategies: branding and video production, Alexandre Halimi

12:45 p.m. — 2:15 p.m. - Lunch, and
Invited speaker: Eric Walter head of HADOPI (new French Internet Regulation Organism)

2:30 p.m. — 3:45 p.m. - Presentations for Europe (I): Russia, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland
Chair: Alfonso Sanchez Tabernero and Paulo Faustino

3:45 p.m. — 4:00 p.m
Coffee break

4:00 p.m. — 5:15 p.m.
Presentations for Asia: China, India, Japan, Korea
Chair: Kiyoshi Nakamura, Waseda University

5:20 p.m. — 6:35 p.m.
Presentations for Australia & Americas: Australia, Brazil, Canada and United States
Chair: Eli Noam

  • Australia: Franco Papandrea, University of Canberra
  • Brazil: Sonia Moreira, Rio de Janeiro State University
  • Canada: Dwayne Winseck, is Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
  • United States, and closing comments: Eli Noam, Columbia University

8:00 p.m. - Dinner for speakers and team members (and participants who have booked their place)
Bistrot de Paris, 33 rue de Lille 75007 PARIS, near Musée d’Orsay, Metro Rue du Bac ou Solferino


Saturday, January 22nd, 2011
Location: Université Paris-Dauphine, Amphi A1 RDC à gauche nouvelle aile de 9 h à 18, déjeuner sur place

9:00 — 9:15 a.m.
Opening remarks & overview by members of the Scientific Committee

  • Dominique Bourgeois, University of Fribourg
  • Jean-Baptiste Lesourd, Université de la Méditerranée Aix-Marseille
  • Eli Noam, Columbia University

9:15 p.m. — 10:30
Presentations for Europe II: UK, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland
Chair Dominique Bourgeois and Giuseppe Richeri

10:30 a.m. — 10:45 a.m.
Coffee break

10:45 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.
Presentations for Middle East & Africa: Israel, Maghreb, South Africa

  • Israel: Amit Schejter, Penn State University; Moran Yemini, University of Haifa
  • South Africa: George Angelopulo, University of South Africa; Petrus Potgieter, University of South Africa; David Wigston, University of South Africa
  • Element from Tunisia
  • Possibly some complementary presentations on Spain
  • 11:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
    Summary of reports from countries not physically present
    Speaker: Helmut Müller, University of Munich

    12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.
    Roundtable on Interpretation and Methodology.
    Team members discuss with each other and the audience

    • What have we learned? What are the overarching themes? What is next with the project?

    Moderator: Eli Noam, Columbia University

    1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.
    Guest Speaker: Aidan White, General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists (based in Brussels, Belgium, The International Federation of Journalists is the world's largest organisation of journalists)

    2:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.
    Visit to be planned

    6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.