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Encyclopedia > Stern (magazine)

Stern (English "Star") is a weekly news magazine published in Germany. It was founded in 1948 by Henri Nannen, and is currently published by Gruner und Jahr, a subsidiary of Bertelsmann. In February 2004, its print run was 1.07 million copies. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... A newsmagazine, sometimes called news magazine, is a usually weekly magazine featuring articles on current events. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Henri Nannen (born December 25, 1913 in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany, died October 13, 1996 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany) was a famous German journalist. ... Bertelsmann AG is a transnational media corporation founded in 1835, based in Gütersloh, Germany. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Internationally, it is most famous for publishing the Hitler diaries in 1983. Soon after their publication, they were revealed by scientific testing to be forged. This led to the resignation of the magazine's editors and a major scandal that is still seen as a low point in German journalism. The incident caused a major crisis for the magazine. Its credibility was severely damaged and it had to rebuild reputation from an abysmal level. In 1983, the German news magazine Stern published extracts from what purported to be the diaries of Adolf Hitler, known as the Hitler Diaries. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Forgery is the process of making or adapting objects or documents (see false document), with the intention to deceive. ... A scandal is a widely publicized incident involving allegations of wrong-doing, disgrace, or moral outrage. ... Journalism is a discipline of collecting, analyzing, verifying, and presenting information regarding current events, trends, issues and people. ...


Stern is known more for its excellent photographic coverage of stories than for the quality of its text. It is considered intellectually inferior to its main rival, Der Spiegel. Photo of the cover of the first issue of Der Spiegel (1/1947) Der Spiegel (German for The Mirror) is Europes biggest and Germanys most influential weekly magazine, published in Hamburg, with a circulation of around one million per week. ...


External link

  • Website of Stern magazine (German language)

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Stern (magazine) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (183 words)
Stern (English "Star") is a weekly news magazine published in Germany.
This led to the resignation of the magazine's editors and a major scandal that is still seen as a low point in German journalism.
Stern is known more for its excellent photographic coverage of stories than for the quality of its text.
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Stern found that by bringing all of the main employers in an industry to the table at one time, rather than one after the other, he was able to effectively regulate an entire market.
Stern's plan to rescue the American worker begins with restructuring the A.F.L.-C.I.O. Since the 1960's, a lot of struggling unions have chosen to merge rather than perish, to the point where there are half as many unions in the federation today as there were at its height.
Stern gives the impression of having been shaken loose from conformity by the death of his daughter and the end of his marriage; nothing can hurt him more than he has already been hurt, which breeds in him the kind of abandon that can be dangerous to the status quo.
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