Österreich (newspaper)

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Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Mediengruppe Österreich GmbH
Founder(s) Wolfgang Fellner
Publisher Wolfgang Fellner
Editor Wolfgang Fellner
Founded 1 September 2006; 10 years ago (2006-09-01)
Language German
Headquarters Vienna
Website Österreich

Österreich (literally Austria) is a national Austrian daily newspaper, based in Vienna.[1][2][3]

History and profile[edit]

Österreich, a German language newspaper, was first published in Vienna by Helmut and Wolfgang Fellner on 1 September 2006.[4][5][6] Wolfgang Fellner, the owner, publisher and editor of the daily,[7] also launched other Austrian publications, including NEWS magazine.[8][9] Mediengruppe Österreich GmbH is the owner of the daily.[10]

Österreich is published in tabloid format[4] and is described as a magazine-like paper.[11] The paper is like USA Today in terms of its editorial design.[12] In weekends, the paper provides three supplements, TV and People, Lifestyle, and a regional supplement.[4] The daily targets the young adults from 18 to 35.[13]

The 2006 circulation of Österreich was 159,306 copies.[14] In the period of 2007-2008 the daily had the readership of 9.34%.[10] Its circulation for the first half of 2007 was 120,510 copies whereas for the same period in 2008 it was 129,680 copies.[15] In 2010, the paper had a circulation of 410,000 copies.[16]

On August 16th 2016 Österreich told the press that they will start a 24h-News-Television-Channel, in Cooperation with CNN, on September 22nd 2016.

The TV-Channel is called oe24TV. The Logo of oe24TV will be very similar to the Logo of the Internet-Portal oe24 of the newspaper.[17]

Logo of oe24TV from on September 22nd 2016.
Logo of the Internet-Portal oe24.
alternative Logo of the Internet-Portal oe24.

See also[edit]

List of newspapers in Austria


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  2. ^ "'Best driver' Alonso to win - Lauda". BBC News. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Malkin, Bonnie (1 May 2008). "Austria: Josef Fritzl refuses to cooperate with police". Telegraph. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c Paul Krauskopf (1 October 2006). "The New Österreich". The Vienna Review. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  5. ^ Martina Thiele. "Press freedom and pluralism in Europe" (PDF). Intellect Books. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  6. ^ José A. García Avilés; Klaus Meier; Andy Kaltenbrunner; Miguel Carvajal; Daniela Kraus (2009). "Newsroom integration in Austria, Spain and Germany". Journalism Practice. 3 (3). doi:10.1080/17512780902798638. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  7. ^ Paula Sutter Fichtner (11 June 2009). Historical Dictionary of Austria. Scarecrow Press. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-8108-6310-1. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "Case study: Österreich, Austria" (PDF). Tolerans. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  9. ^ Jess Smee (13 October 2008). "Haider was driving at twice speed limit". The Guardian. Berlin. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  10. ^ a b Christian Fuchs (28 February 2011). Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies. Taylor & Francis. p. 4. ISBN 978-1-136-82531-6. 
  11. ^ Mari Pascual (June 2007). "Ingredients in place for 'new' recipe" (PDF). WAN IFRA. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  12. ^ "Communicating Europe: Austria Manual" (PDF). European Stability Initiative. 12 December 2007. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  13. ^ Georgios Terzis (2007). European Media Governance: National and Regional Dimensions. Intellect Books. p. 64. ISBN 978-1-84150-192-5. 
  14. ^ "Science News? Overview of Science Reporting in the EU" (PDF). EU. 2007. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  15. ^ "Austria: New circulation figures for the 1st half 2008". Publicitas. 20 August 2008. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  16. ^ "Western Europe Media Facts. 2011 Edition" (PDF). ZenithOptimedia. Retrieved 6 March 2016. 
  17. ^ DWDL.de: Kooperation mit CNN - Österreich bekommt 24-Stunden-News-Sender

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