Communication and Media

Communication & Media: Newspapers, online portals, blogs, TV and radio: current information and background on communications and media

Topic of the week: Frankfurt Book Fair

Reading and watching

You can also get to know German literature at the cinema or via a streaming service – here are some successful film adaptations of great works.
Topic of the week: Frankfurt Book Fair

Learning with literature

People who learn German know Goethe and Kafka, but contemporary literature is better suited for language acquisition. We present the best methods.
Topic of the week: Frankfurt Book Fair

The world is a book

The German Book Prize, the Frankfurt Book Fair and the German book trade: here you can find out all you need to know about books.
Topic of the week: Frankfurt Book Fair

What the Germans read

What is the situation on the German book market? What books are people buying and what role is the coronavirus playing? We have the answers for you.

An insight into two worlds

Germany has been one country again since 1990, and memories of the division are gradually fading. Anyone who fancies a journey back in time should check out these films and books.
Europe

European understanding

Texts, documents, websites: researchers at the DFKI together with the Technologie-Company Tilde have developed an online translation tool for Germany’s EU Council Presidency.

The fourth estate

Free media form an important part of any democracy. However, they are denounced by populists for political reasons – in Germany, too.

How a newspaper comes about

How does a German newspaper get its news? Who verifies whether it is true? Let us explain the whole process, from selection of news stories to final print.