Berliner Morgenpost

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Berliner Morgenpost
Berliner Morgenpost front page.png
The 29 January 2011 front page of Berliner Morgenpost
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Funke Mediengruppe
Editor Carsten Erdmann
Founded 1898; 116 years ago (1898)
Headquarters Berlin, Germany
Website www.morgenpost.de

Berliner Morgenpost is a German newspaper, based and mainly read in Berlin, where it is the second most read daily newspaper.

History and profile[edit]

Founded in 1898 by Leopold Ullstein, it was taken over by Axel Springer AG in 1959. It was sold to Funke Mediengruppe in 2013.[1] The paper had a circulation of 145,556 issues in 2009, with an estimated 322,000 readers[2] The current editor-in-chief is Carsten Erdmann.[3]

It was awarded the European Newspaper of the Year in the category of regional newspaper by the European Newspapers Congress in 2012.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schultz, Stefan; Steinmetz, Vanessa; Teevs, Christian (26 July 2013). "Sell-Off: Newspaper Giant Turns Back on Journalism". Spiegel Online. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Media analysis on the paper's page at the Axel Springer AG website.
  3. ^ Berliner Morgenpost at axelspringer.de
  4. ^ "European Newspaper Award 12+1". European Newspaper Congress. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 

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