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The M100 Sanssouci-Colloquium is accompanied by
a (mainly journalistic) advisory board. The members
meet periodically in Potsdam and plan and discuss
together the topics and participants of the M100
conferences. The advisory board acts also as jury
for the M100 media award.

Chairmen of the board are the British publisher
Lord Weidenfeld and Potsdam’s Lord Mayor,
Jann Jakobs. 

Further members are:

Jann Jakobs, Chairman
Lord Weidenfeld, co-chairman
Stefan Aust
Boris Biancheri
Dr. Hugo Bütler
Ulrich Deppendorf
Kai Diekmann
Dr. Mathias Döpfner
Prof. Ernst Elitz
Dr. Peter Frey
Dr. Alexander Gauland
Hans-Ulrich Jörges
Baroness Kennedy QC
Hans Werner Kilz
Roger Köppel
Christoph Lanz
Giovanni di Lorenzo
Dr. Klaus Rost
Dr. Rachel Salamander
Stephan Sattler
Dr. Frank Schirrmacher
S.D. Karl von Schwarzenberg
Louis Schweitzer
Andrea Seibel
Dr. Wolfram Weimer
  Dr. Klaus Rost

Dr. Klaus Rost
Editor-in-Chief of the Märkische Allgemeine
newspaper, Potsdam, Germany

Born in 1948 in Munich.

1971-1972  Trainee with the Allgemeine Zeitung
newspaper in Mainz.
1972-1978  German Folklore, German, Political Science
and Journalism studies. Obtained his PhD doctorate
in 1978 on the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. 
Scientific Associate at the journalistic seminar of the
Johannes Gutenberg University, a practice oriented
journalistic study for graduates. Lecturer on the
universities of Mainz and Stuttgart/Hohenheim.

Experience in the education and further education of
journalists. Author and journalistic correspondent of
the Allgemeine  Zeitung newspaper, the ZDF
( Second German Television Network), the Südwestfunk
Baden-Baden (local broadcasting), the Frankfurter
Allgemein Zeitung among others.

1992 – 1995  Political head of the Neue Zeit and
Berliner Morgenpost newspapers; since 1995 editor-in
chief of the Märkische Allgemeine newspaper
in Potsdam.

Membership: The Theodor Wolff prize jury among
others. Publications among others: Die Welt in
Zeilen pressen. Wahrnehmen, gewichten und
berichten im Journalism.
2. Edition Frankfurt/ Main 1995.