M. DuMont Schauberg

M. DuMont Schauberg is one of Germany's oldest and largest publishing houses. Founded by Bertram Hilden in 1620,[1] Marcus du Mont acquired the Kölnische Zeitung in 1805 – then the business's main newspaper.

M. DuMont Schauberg
TypePrivate (GmbH & Co. KG)
IndustryMass media
Founded1802
FounderBertram Hilden
HeadquartersCologne, Germany
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Christoph Bauer (CEO)
ProductsBroadcasting, publishing, cable, book clubs, music labels, radio, film-/TV-production
RevenueIncrease 671.25 million (2013)
Number of employees
4,254 (2011)
Websitewww.dumont.de
Relief of Marcus du Mont at DuMont
DuMont Headquarter in Cologne
Advertising for Dunlop Tyres (1925)

The company has been run by the Neven du Mont family since then and has acquired numerous local and national newspapers and magazines. DuMont Schauberg's father, Kurt Neven DuMont, was a member of the German Nazi party, while his publishing house promoted Nazi ideology.[2]

The company's headquarters is located in Cologne. The largest newspaper published by M. DuMont Schauberg is the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, published since 1876. It has the largest circulation in the Cologne/Bonn Region.

Newspapers and magazinesEdit

Newspaper and magazines published by M. DuMont Schauberg:

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ dumont.de Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine (in German)
  2. ^ "Haaretz's 'Nazi problem'". Ynetnews. 2006-08-16. Retrieved 10 February 2013.

External linksEdit

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