Radio, Television, Newspapers, Film






Newspapers & Magazines

  • Die im deutschen Bundesgebiet verbreitesten Tageszeitungen sind:


Ort des Verlages

Verkaufte Exemplare*


Bild Berlin 2.521.054 12.310.000
Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) München 411.798 1.480.000
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) Frankfurt am Main 353.010 -
Die Welt Berlin 251.591 710.000
Frankfurter Rundschau (FR) Frankfurt am Main 107.676 -
Handelsblatt Düsseldorf 138.645 -
die tageszeitung (taz) Berlin 56.575 390.000
neues deutschland (nd) Berlin 34.901


 * Quelle IVW 4/2012 ** Quelle MA 2012 II


  • Deutschsprachige Zeitschriften und Zeitungen  Representative selection of German daily and weekly newspapers and magazines, as well as trade publications ordered by topic area

  • The European a new, Berlin-based German online magazine that focuses on current socio-political debates.  Freelance journalists as well important decision-makers and experts contribute to debates ranging from the recent Bildungsstreik and the future of public television. Recent interviewees have included leading figures from public policy and business as well as culture and the arts such as Nobel prize winner Rajendra Pachauri , German DJ legend Paul van Dyk and Frank Schirrmacher, the editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Access to The European is free of charge.

  • Jugendmagazin der SZ



General sites

  •  Portal to the world of German cinema 

  •  Veteran US site providing information on actors, directors, crew and titles from all periods and national cinemas 

  •  Outstanding Australian website with reviews, director portraits and academic articles on world cinema. 

  •  Website of the quarterly journal - a strong concentration on lesser-known German cinema, including East German film. 

  • and  Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung sites with useful downloadable brochures, articles and film guides. 

  •  Insightful ‘Zeit’ reviews of the latest big screen offerings, plus archival material

  • Cinegraph  Website of the renowned encyclopaedia series on the history of German film. Some material now available online

  •  One of Germany’s best film journals. Appears monthly, selected articles available online

  •  Excellent fortnightly film journal. Selected articles and reviews available online

  • List of film journals  as recommended by the Goethe Institut. Descriptions useful Directors

  • Fritz Lang: master of darkness  British Film Institute page 

  • Leni Riefenstahl-Rezeption nach 1945  Ruhr-Universität Bochum Riefenstahl project

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