Media in Germany – Selected Links


BILDblog   deutsch

Web log that examines the false reports that are to be found in the German tabloid "Bild"

German Blog Charts   deutsch

The most popular German blogs   deutsch

Web log on political subjects in the digital age   deutsch

Blog about the German media scene

Spreeblick   deutsch

Web log on subjects from pop to politics

Technorati   english

Blog finder

Institutions, Associations and Organizations

Competence Center Technology – Diversity – Equal Chances   english

Projects cultivating the equality of opportunity in education, profession and science

Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons   deutsch

Information on youth media protection and and media education

Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research   deutschenglish

Research institute with a focus on of current developments in the media
 [University of Hamburg]

Initiative D21   deutschenglish

German privat-public partnership to accelerate the transformation of Germany from an industrial society to an information society

Institute for Media Research and Media Education (JFF)   deutsch

Research institute in Munich in the fields of media skills of children and young peaople
 [JFF – Jugend Film Fernsehen e.V.]

Media Days in Munich   deutschenglish

International Convention

Network of Multimedia Resource Centres   deutschenglish

Media network of archives, libraries, documentation offices, museums, research institutes etc.
 [Stiftung Haus der Geschichte]

Reporters without Borders   deutschenglishespañolfrançais

International network fighing for the freedom of the press and opinion

Voluntary Self-Monitoring of Multimedia Providers   deutschenglish

Organisation with the task of protecting children and young people from illegal and dangerous contents in the Internet

Internet   deutsch

Annual surveys on the usage of the Internet in Germany

DENIC   deutschenglish

Reserved domain names in Germany

Deutschland Online (PDF)   deutschenglish

Annual surveys on the usage of the Internet in Germany
 [Deutsche Telekom AG]

Deutschland sicher im Netz e.V.   deutsch

Initiative promoting the safe use of the Internet and information technology

Die Suchfibel   deutsch

Finding information on the Internet

Digital Opportunities Foundation   deutsch

The Foundation works to help socially and media-disadvantaged social groups get access to the Internet.

ENISA: Information Network and Information Security Agency   english

Centre of Excellence for the EU Member States and EU Institutions in Network and Information Security, giving expert advice and recommendations

First Monday: Peer-reviewed journal on the Internet   english

Internet online magazine, newsletter
 [University of Illinois at Chicago Library]   deutsch

German web portal for children

Internet ABC   deutsch

A guided introduction to the Internet for children

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)   english

Organisation with the task of managing the Top Level Domains

Internet Domain Survey   english

Survey of Internet hosts

Internet Provider in Deutschland   deutsch

Internet providers in Germany, including Internet-by-Call

Internet World Stats   english

World Internet Users and Population Stats Urheberrecht in der digitalen Welt   deutsch

Information on copyright questions concerning the digital world

Jakob Nielsen's Website   english

Information around his benchmark study on "Designing Web Usability"

Netplanet   deutsch

Web lexicon

SELFHTML   deutsch

HTML compendium incl. Kurzreferenz   english

Software archive by category

Tucows   english

Internet software archive by category

W3B-Umfragen   deutsch

Current poll results on Internet usage in Germany

Press and Journalism

Bundesverband deutscher Zeitungsverleger (BDZV)   deutsch

German Association of Newspaper Propriators: Incl. Newspapers on the Web

ddp Nachrichtenagentur   deutsch

German news service

Deutscher Journalistenverband   deutsch

Association of German Journalists: Incl. photographers' database

Deutschland online   deutschenglishespañolfrançaistürkçeрусский中文版 (Big5)日本語portuguêsعربي

Forum on politics, culture and business; online version of the magazine "Deutschland"
 [German Foreign Office]

Deutschsprachige Zeitungen weltweit   deutsch

German ethnic newspapers and radio chanels worldwide

Die Tageszeitung (taz)   deutsch

Free online archive (the last 6 months)

Dossier Journalism in Germany   deutschenglishрусскийعربي

Dossier about the following subjects: freedom of the press, web journalism, changes in the media world, cultural journalism, journalistic training etc.

Evangelischer Pressedienst (epd)   deutsch

Protestant press service: Information about church and religion, culture, media, education, society etc.

Federal Association of Youth Press   deutsch

Umbrella organization for youth press including a web portal for young media makers

Focus Online   deutsch

Online archive free of charge since 1993

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ)   deutschenglish

Archive provided for a fee since 1993

Frankfurter Rundschau Online   deutsch

Free archive of the past 14 days, charge for database of all articles since 1991

German Newspapers and Periodicals   deutsch

Annotated database

German Press Agency (dpa)   deutschenglishespañolعربي

Transregional and local news, photo database for a fee

German Press Council   deutschenglish

Press Council: Freedom of the press, press codex in Germany

Links zu Lehr- und Forschungseinrichtungen auf dem Gebiet Journalistik   deutsch

Links to study and research organisations in the field of journalism
 [University of Leipzig]   deutsch

Daily online newspaper

Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ)   deutsch

Free monthly archive, English Window with selected articles

News Aktuell   deutsch

Media information source for press and business, dpa-reports arranged by columns

Perlentaucher   deutsch

Critiques, book shows, literary contributions to German daily newspapers

Print Online   deutsch

Data from the German print media

Spiegel Online   deutschenglish

Free online archive: Spiegel Wissen

Stern Online   deutsch

Weekly magazine

Tagesspiegel   deutsch

Online archive since 1996 (only the last 30 days are free of charge)

The Local – Germany's News in English   english

News from Germany in English

Welt Online   deutsch

Free online archive since May 1995, career world online, literary world

Zeit Online   deutsch

Weekly newspaper, free online archive since 1946

Radio and Television

Adolf Grimme Award   deutsch

Germany's most reputed award for quality television

ALM - Association of Regulatory Authorities for Broadcasting   deutschenglish

Complete link and address list of all regulatory authorities

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Fernsehforschung (AGF)   deutsch

Viewing rates for the German television market

Arte   deutschfrançais

European Culture Channel; French-German collaboration with further European partners: RTBF (Belgium), SRG SSR idée suisse (Switzerland), TVE (Spain), TVP (Poland), ORF (Austria), YLE (Finnland), NPS (Netherlands)

Deutsche Welle   deutschenglish

News and background information in more than 30 languages
You can subscribe to different DW Newsletter

Deutscher Fernsehpreis   deutsch

Joint award by ARD, ZDF, RTL and SAT.1

Deutsches Rundfunkarchiv, Frankfurt/Main und Babelsberg   deutsch

German Broadcast Archive: collects and preserves recordings on behalf of German radio stations (public-service); incl. Netzwerk Mediatheken

Deutschlandradio   deutsch

Transregional radio station

Digital Radio   deutschenglish

Information about the new technology known as DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting)

Federal Association of Public Access Channels   deutsch

List of public-access radio and television channels

German Public Television (ARD)   deutsch

Links to regional radio and TV stations: Bayerisches Fernsehen, Hessisches Fernsehen, Mitteldeutsches Fernsehen, Norddeutsches Fernsehen, Radio Berlin Brandenburg, Radio Bremen, Saarländisches Fernsehen, Südwestfernsehen, Westdeutsches Fernsehen

Internationale Funkausstellung   deutschenglish

International Broadcasting Exhibition, September 4 to September 9, 2009 in Berlin

KIKA Kinderkanal   deutsch

Channel for Children
 [ARD and ZDF]

Live Radio Stations: Germany   deutsch

Useful collection of German radio stations on the Internet; database of 3000 radio stations worldwide

ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk   deutsch

Transregional radio and television station

Phoenix   deutsch

News and documentary channel
 [ARD and ZDF]

Prix Jeunesse International   english

Bi-anual competition for theChildren's television award, last Munich 2006

SRG SSR idée suisse – Swiss Public Broadcasting Organisation   deutschfrançaisitaliano

Transregional radio and television station

Televizion   deutschenglish

Reports and analyses on children´s and youth television
 [International Central Institute for Youth and Educational Television (IZI)]

Voluntary Self-Control TV (FSF)   deutsch

Association with the task of examining whether TV movies and programmes are suitable for young people or not

3Sat   deutsch

Culture Channel

Web Portals and Directories   deutschenglishespañolfrançaisрусский

The official and independent portal of Germany

Young Germany   english

Internet portal for young high potentials worldwide with interest in Germany; information about career opportunities, research & science, lifestyle
 [German Federal Foreign Office; Societäts-Verlag Frankfurt]

Zentralarchiv deutschsprachiger Auslandsmedien (ZADAM)   deutsch

Archives of German language and German ethnic newspapers, radio and TV broadcasts worldwide: research service and information lists (for pay)

Dossier: Open Access

Free access to knowledge

Fikrun wa Fann

The Goethe-Institut’s cultural magazine promoting the dialogue with the Islamic world.
Fikrun wa Fann is also available as an e-paper.


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