Welt am Sonntag (German for World on Sunday) is a German Sunday newspaper published in Germany.

Welt am Sonntag
Sample front page of Welt am Sonntag
TypeSunday newspaper
Owner(s)Axel Springer AG
PublisherStefan Aust
EditorJohannes Boie
Founded1948; 75 years ago (1948)
Political alignmentConservative
HeadquartersBerlin, Germany

History and profile Edit

Welt am Sonntag was established in 1948. The paper is published by Axel Springer SE.[1] Its head office is in Berlin, and it has local editions for Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Düsseldorf.

It is the Sunday edition of the daily Die Welt. It includes sections on politics, sport, economics, finance, culture, style, travel, and real estate.

In 2009, Welt am Sonntag was recognized as one of the "World’s Best-Designed Newspapers" by the Society for News Design, along with four other newspapers.[2] In 2012 the paper was named European Newspaper of the Year in the category of nationwide newspapers.[3] In 2013 Welt am Sonntag won the same award, but this time in the category of weekly newspapers.[4]

During the second quarter of 1992 Welt am Sonntag had a circulation of 420,000 copies.[1] Its circulation was 381,000 copies in 1997,[5] and 532,000 in 2014.[6]

Editors Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ a b Georg Hellack (1992). "Press, Radio and Television in the Federal Republic of Germany" (Report). Inter Nationes. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  2. ^ Steve Dorsey (18 February 2009). "SND30: Five papers named World's Best-Designed – The Society for News Design". SND. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  3. ^ "14th European Newspaper Award" (Press Release). Editorial Design. 2013. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  4. ^ "15th European Newspaper Award". Adnative. 15 November 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  5. ^ Frank Esser (September 1999). "'Tabloidization' of News". European Journal of Communication. 14 (3). Retrieved 8 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Welt am Sonntag | eurotopics.net". www.eurotopics.net. Retrieved 18 November 2016.

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