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Falter (English: Butterfly) is a weekly magazine published in Vienna, Austria.

History and profile[edit]

Founded in 1977, Falter is published weekly on Wednesdays.[1] The magazine was founded by Armin Thurnherr who also serves as the editor-in-chief.[2] The publisher is Falter Verlagsgesellschaft.[2] The magazine has no political affiliation.[3]

Since Spring 2005 a local edition has also been published in Styria. The weekly has a science supplement, Heureka, which is supported by the Austrian Ministry of Education and Science.[4] The magazine reports from a broadly left-liberal perspective on politics, media, culture and the life in Vienna.[1][2]

In addition to its original role as a listings magazine of the arts and social life, Falter has also developed a reputation for investigative journalism.[1][2]

The 2007 circulation of Falter was 63,000 copies.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "The Austrian media landscape". Wien International. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Falter". Euro Topics. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Kimberly Bradley (October 2014). "Alive and kicking". Monocle 77 (8). Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Biotechnology" (Report). EU. 31 May 2002. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 

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