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Encyclopedia > Berliner (format)
Newspapers with the Berliner format. The English daily The Guardian and weekly The Observer; the French daily Le Monde and monthly Le Monde diplomatique; and the Italian daily La Repubblica. A piece of white A4 paper is placed in front for scale.
Newspapers with the Berliner format. The English daily The Guardian and weekly The Observer; the French daily Le Monde and monthly Le Monde diplomatique; and the Italian daily La Repubblica. A piece of white A4 paper is placed in front for scale.

Berliner, or "midi", is a newspaper format with pages normally measuring about 470 mm × 315 mm, i.e. slightly taller but only marginally wider than in the format known as "tabloid". Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1760x1168, 471 KB) Summary Newspapers with the Berliner format. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1760x1168, 471 KB) Summary Newspapers with the Berliner format. ... The Guardian is a British newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Le Monde is a French daily evening newspaper with a circulation in 2002 of 389,200. ... The monthly publication Le Monde diplomatique (nicknamed Le Diplo by its French readers) offers well-documented analysis and opinion on politics, culture, and current affairs. ... La Repubblica (meaning: The Republic) is an Italian daily newspaper. ... A comparison of different paper sizes A4 is a standard paper size, defined by the international standard ISO 216 as 210×297 mm (roughly 8. ... A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ...

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European newspapers

It is used by many European newspapers, including dailies such as Le Monde in France, La Vanguardia in Spain, La Repubblica in Italy, and (since September 12, 2005) The Guardian in the UK. The French financial newspaper Les Échos changed to this format in September 2003, and the largest daily papers in Slovenia (Delo) and Croatia (Vecernji List), are also in this format. The most recent quality newspapers to join this trend are Le Soir, the main Francophone newspaper in Belgium (15 November 2005), and Rio de Janeiro-based Jornal do Brasil (newsstand edition only, April 16, 2006). Le Monde is a French daily evening newspaper with a circulation in 2002 of 389,200. ... La Vanguardia is a Spanish newspaper based in Barcelona. ... La Repubblica (meaning: The Republic) is an Italian daily newspaper. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Guardian is a British newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. ... Finance addresses the ways in which individuals, business entities and other organizations allocate and use monetary resources over time. ... Les Échos is a daily French economics newspaper. ... 2003 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for September, 2003. ... a fat kid who hangs out in the park and smokes his camels ... Večernji list is a Croatian daily newspaper published in Zagreb. ... Le Soir (meaning The Evening) is a Belgian newspaper in French. ... Flag Seal Location Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates , Government Country Region State Brazil Southeast Rio de Janeiro Mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,260 km² Population     City (2005) 5,613,000 [1]     Density   4. ... The Jornal do Brasil is a daily newspaper in Brazil. ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Confusingly, although the Berliner Zeitung is occasionally referred to as simply "the Berliner", it is not printed in Berliner format — the name refers merely to Berlin, and was originally contrasted with "North German" and "French" sizes in the early 20th century. In fact, only two German national dailies use Berliner format: die tageszeitung (known as the "taz"); and the junge Welt, which, in 2004, abandoned the unique slightly-larger-than-A4 size that had marked it out since the early 1990s. The majority of the national quality dailies use the larger broadsheet format known as "nordisch", measuring 570×400 mm. The Berliner Zeitung, founded in 1945, is an East German center-left daily newspaper based in Berlin. ... This article is about Germanys largest city. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... die tageszeitung (referred to commonly as taz), founded in 1978 in Berlin, is a cooperative-owned German daily newspaper catering to the political left. ... Junge Welt is a socialist German newspaper published in Berlin. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 216 specifies international standard (ISO) paper sizes, used in most countries in the world today. ... See also 1990s, the band The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, sometimes informally including popular culture from 2000 and 2001. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ...


First US newspaper

The Journal & Courier newspaper in Lafayette, Indiana will begin using Berliner format for its daily edition in July 2006. This will be the first publication in North America to use this format.


Other newspapers

The student newspaper gair rhydd of the Student's Union of Cardiff University, Wales published a special one-off Berliner end-of-year issue (number 818) on June 12, 2006, becoming the first non-national newspaper to use this format. gair rhydd (free word in Welsh) is the official student newspaper of Cardiff University. ... A students union, student government, or student council is a student organization present at many colleges and universities, often with its own building on the campus, dedicated to social and organizational activities of the student body. ... Cardiff University (Welsh: Prifysgol Caerdydd) is a university in Cardiff. ... For an explanation of often confusing terms such as Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom, England and Wales and England, see British Isles (terminology). ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Newspaper sizes in August 2005. Le Monde is in the Berliner format. The Guardian was (until September 2005) in the British broadsheet format, whereas the Daily Mail is a tabloid, and The Times a "compact". Berliner Zeitung and Neues Deutschland are of sizes between broadsheet and Berliner. A piece of white A4 paper is placed in front for scale.
Newspaper sizes in August 2005. Le Monde is in the Berliner format. The Guardian was (until September 2005) in the British broadsheet format, whereas the Daily Mail is a tabloid, and The Times a "compact". Berliner Zeitung and Neues Deutschland are of sizes between broadsheet and Berliner. A piece of white A4 paper is placed in front for scale.

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1168x1760, 406 KB) Newspaper sizes in 2005-08 (August 2005). ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1168x1760, 406 KB) Newspaper sizes in 2005-08 (August 2005). ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... Le Monde is a French daily evening newspaper with a circulation in 2002 of 389,200. ... The Guardian is a British newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in September September 28 : Constance Baker Motley September 25 : M. Scott Peck September 25 : Don Adams September 20 : Simon Wiesenthal September 14 : Robert Wise September 10 : Hermann Bondi September 8 : Donald Horne September 7 : Moussa Arafat... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... The Daily Mail is a British newspaper, currently a tabloid, first published in 1896. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... The Times is a national newspaper published daily in the United Kingdom since 1785, and under its current name since 1788. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... The Berliner Zeitung, founded in 1945, is an East German center-left daily newspaper based in Berlin. ... Neues Deutschland is a German newspaper. ... A comparison of different paper sizes A4 is a standard paper size, defined by the international standard ISO 216 as 210×297 mm (roughly 8. ...

References

  • How we got the measure of the Berliner (discussing the Guardian's switch to the format)

See also

  • gair rhydd online – with link to Berliner edition
  • Journal & Courier Online

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Newspaper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3459 words)
Berliner or midi (470×315 mm), used by European papers such as Le Monde.
In Argentina, the broadsheet format is almost non-existent.
The Guardian is expected to switch to the unusual (for the U.K.) Berliner format, slightly larger than a traditional tabloid, sometime in 2006.
BIGpedia - Broadsheet - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (538 words)
Broadsheet is a size and format for newspapers, and a descriptive term applied to papers which use that format rather than the smaller tabloid format.
Broadsheet newspapers tend to be more intellectual in content than their tabloid counterparts, examining stories in more depth and carrying sensationalist and celebrity stories less often.
The Guardian plans to switch to the " Berliner " or " midi " format found in some other European countries (slightly larger than a traditional tabloid) by 2006.
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