The Berliner Zeitung, founded in 1945, is an East German center-left daily newspaper based in Berlin. It is the only East German paper to achieve national prominence since unification. In 2003, the Berliner was Berlin's largest subscription newspaper—the weekend edition sells approximately 207,800 copies, with a readership as large as 468,000. 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR), German Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), was a communist state that existed from 1949 to 1990 in the former Soviet occupation zone of Germany. ... Berlin? (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ... The unification of Germany can refer to: the 1871 formation of the German Empire under Otto von Bismarck. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
Its current editor-in-chief is Dr. Uwe Vorkoetter.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the paper was bought by Gruner + Jahr and the British publisher Robert Maxwell. Gruner + Jahr later became sole owners and relaunched it in 1997 with a completely new design. The daily says its journalists come "from east and west", and it now styles itself as a "young, modern and dynamic" paper for the whole of Germany. Berlin Wall on November 16, 1989 The Berlin Wall (German: Die Berliner Mauer) was a long barrier separating West Berlin from East Berlin and the surrounding territory of East Germany. ... Robert Maxwell Ian Robert Maxwell (June 10, 1923 – November 5, 1991), British media proprietor, rose from poverty to build a great publishing empire, but was revealed after his mysterious death to have been misusing staff pension funds on a massive scale to prop up his ailing empire. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
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Confusingly, although the BerlinerZeitung 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.
Berliner end-of-year issue (number 818) on June 12, 2006, becoming the first non-national newspaper to use this format.
BerlinerZeitung and Neues Deutschland are of sizes between broadsheet and Berliner.
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