German Newspapers inform the country and the world. They make of course also a great gift. Get here an overview of the best newspapers from Germany and their political stance.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Frankfurt German Newspaper) an independent daily, is distributed nationally and internationally in 148 countries. Published in Frankfurt, is has a slight conservative slant.
Berliner Zeitung (Berlin Newspaper) is an independent newspaper with the widest circulation in the Berlin and Brandenburg region. Center-left in slant, it is the only newspaper from the former East Berlin that has increased in circulation since reunification.
Bild, Germany's largest circulation newspaper (4.5 million daily readership), also ranks as the seventh-largest in the world. Although it is a broadsheet in size, its information and entertainment reporting is pure tabloid in style.
Der Spiegel (The Mirror), while technically a magazine, is considered to be one of the best European news sources. Appearing weekly, it has a circulation of one million and a worldwide readership of 6.5 million. Its bias drifts from conservative to "neo-liberal," depending on which political party is reviewing it at the moment.
Die Welt (The World)
Die Welt (The World), a daily German newspaper, appears in 130 countries. Originally started by British occupation forces after WWII, it covers current events in politics, economics, and finance, and includes opinion pages, analysis, and commentary. Its stance is conservative.
Das Handelsblatt is Germany's business and financial daily published in Düsseldorf. Reporting on domestic and global business and financial news, it is widely respected and has a daily readership of about 148,000.
Preussische Allegemeine Zeitung
Preussische Allegemeine Zeitung (Prussian German Times), a weekly published in Hamburg, offers concise news, opinion pieces, entertainment, and current events in Eastern Europe. Additionally, it covers traditional and historical themes of current relevance.
Suddeutsche Zeitung (South German Newspaper), based in Münich, appears daily in 150 countries, and has highest circulation among Germany's national and internationally distributed newspapers, with 1.1 million domestic readers. Editorially, it is a liberal.
Der Tagesspiegel (The Daily Mirror), is the only Berlin-based newspaper showing an increasing subscriber base. A classically liberal German daily, its main readership is in the western half of the city, but its subscriber base has grown since reunification.
Die Zeit (The Times), is a national newspaper based in Hamburg. A weekly appearing on Thursdays, it reports on political, economic, cultural, scientific, and social themes as well as on technology, medicine, education, and sports. Widely respected internationally, its philosophy ranges from centrist to social liberal.
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