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The Bild. Picture Newspaper; is a German tabloid published by Axel Springer AG. The paper is published from Monday to Saturday, while on Sundays, Bild am Sonntag (lit. Picture on Sunday) is published instead, which has a different style and its own editors. Bild is tabloid in style, although actually broadsheet in size. It is the best-selling newspaper outside Japan. Its motto, prominently displayed below the logo, is unabhängig, überparteilich (independent, nonpartisan). Another slogan used prominently in advertising is Bild dir deine Meinung!, which translates as "Form your own opinion!" (i. e., by reading Bild), a pun based on the fact that in German, Bild (more properly Bild'!, a short form of Bilde!) can also be understood as the imperative form of bilden, "to shape, to form"
The Süddeutsche Zeitung, published in Munich, is the largest German national subscription daily newspaper. The online content Süddeutsche.de, formerly SZonNe, is created and maintained by 25 journalists. Circa 140 million clicks are received on Süddeutsche.de pages. Sued-café is the virtual lounge for SZ readers
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, also known as the FAZ, is a national German newspaper, founded in 1949. It is published daily in Frankfurt am Main. The Sunday edition is the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (F.A.S.). The F.A.Z. runs its own correspondent network. Its editorial policy is not determined by a single editor, but cooperatively by five editors. It is the German newspaper with the widest circulation abroad, with its editors claiming to deliver the newspaper to 148 countries every day.
Die Welt is a German national daily newspaper published by the Axel Springer AG company. It was founded in Hamburg in 1946 by the British occupying forces, aiming to provide a "quality newspaper" modelled on The Times. It originally carried news and British-viewpoint editorial content, but from 1947 it adopted a policy of providing two leading articles on major questions, one British and one German. The modern paper takes a self-described "liberal cosmopolitan" position in editing, but Die Welt is generally considered to be conservative.
The Frankfurter Rundschau is a German daily newspaper, based in Frankfurt am Main. It is published every day but Sunday as a city, two regional and one nationwide issues and offers an online edition, as well as an e-paper. The Rundschau's layout is modern and its editorial stance is social liberal. It holds that "independence, social justice and fairness" underlie its journalism.
Die Zeit is a German national weekly newspaper regarded for its journalistic quality. It is the most widely read German weekly newspaper. The paper is considered to be highbrow. Its political direction is centrist and liberal, but has oscillated a number of times between slightly left-leaning and slightly right-leaning. Die Zeit often publishes dossiers, essays, third-party articles and excerpts of lectures of different authors emphasising their points of view on a single aspect or topic in one or in consecutive issues. It is known for its very large physical paper format (Nordisch) and its long and detailed articles. The first edition was printed on February 21, 1946. The founding publishers were Gerd Bucerius, Lovis H. Lorenz, Richard Tüngel and Ewald Schmidt di Simoni. Another important founder was Marion Gräfin Dönhoff, who joined as an editor in 1946.
Der Tagesspiegel ("The Daily Mirror"; motto: "rerum cognoscere causas", or "to know the causes of things") is a classical liberal German daily newspaper. Founded on 1945 by Erik Reger, Walther Karsch, and Edwin Redslob the Tagesspiegel's main office is based in Berlin's Potsdamer Strasse in the district of Tiergarten, less than a mile from Potsdamer Platz and the former location of the Berlin Wall. It also has regional correspondent offices in Washington D.C. and Potsdam. It is the only major newspaper in the capital
The Express is a regional tabloid newspaper based in Cologne , the daily published by M. DuMont appears. In the regions of Cologne, Dusseldorf and Bonn they appear with their own local news, but it is also in the environs ( Aachen , Mönchengladbach , Duisburg , etc.) available without a separate local section. Typical sales per machine Often the covers of different editions have different headlines that relate to the particular local section.
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