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Print media in Germany

This category will take you to portals that will tell you all about the print media and you will find your newspaper on the net.

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Association of German Magazine Publishers

Regardless of whether it’s a political journal or a computer magazine – some 400 publishing companies, who, taken together, publish more than 1,500 magazines, belong to the umbrella organization of the Association of German Magazine Publishers (VDZ - Verband der Deutschen Zeitschriftenverleger). This organization works as an employer’s association, a services’ association, a trade association and as a communications association.

Federal Association of German Newspaper Publishers

65 percent of the population of Germany reads the daily newspaper on a regular basis and that translates over to 45,5 million people. The “papermakers” have joined together in a common organization of newspaper publishing companies known as the Federal Association of German Newspaper Publishers (bdzv - Bundesverband Deutscher Zeitungsverleger).

Federal Association of Printing and Media

About 200 years ago, Alois Senefelder first “made the stone tablets speak” when he invented lithography and industrial printing production began. Today, the Federal Association of Printing and Media (bvdm - Bundesverband Druck und Medien) represents close to 9,000 printing plants and media companies as the employer and industrial association of the German printing industry.


Which online offers are the most popular? How do I find a media agency in Northern Germany? HORIZONT, the platform for marketing, advertising and media offers news and inside information around the clock, for example about current advertising campaigns or about the latest trends in the web or in the economy.

Information Community to Determine the Reach of Advertising Media

The more often an advertisement is seen, the more its value increases. But how can you find out just how many people actually look at the magazine the ad appeared in? The Information Community to Determine the Reach of Advertising Media (IVW – Informationsgemeinschaft zur Feststellung der Verbreitung von Werbeträgern e.V.), founded by the Central Association of the German Advertising Industry (ZAW – Zentralverband der deutschen Werbewirtschaft), delivers the comparable, empirical data you need.

What is happening in the media and advertising world? What are the TV show ratings from the day before? Or which publishing company is currently putting a new magazine on the market?, an online magazine, delivers daily reports on print, TV, radio, advertising and the Internet. ZDF, a major German television station and cooperative partner, provides news from Germany and around the world.

German newspapers produced in foreign countries worldwide

So, you spent your summer holidays in Portugal and now you’d like to subscribe to the Algarve Magazine? The “Deutsche Zeitung” (German Newspaper) in Brazil, the “Neue Welt” (New World) in Canada or the “Stimme der Anden” (Voice of the Andes) in Ecuador are just some of the other German publications available that are produced in foreign countries. gives you an overview of the German newspapers and magazines worldwide. (newspapers)

From the local newspapers of the towns of Aachen (Aachener Nachrichten) and Dillenburg (Dill-Post) to the newspaper of a group of municipalities in the south of Germany, Zollern-Alb-Kurier, the pages of (newspapers) reflect the whole range of the German press.


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