Facts about Germany 2015 2015 - Page 150

148 | 149 C U LT U R E & T H E M E D I A Germany’s largest newsroom: the central editorial desk at Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) in Berlin regionally, 20 weeklies, and 1,590 mass-mar- Handelsblatt, and all stand out for investig- ket magazines (2014). After China, India, Ja- ative research, analysis, background, and pan and the USA, Germany is the fifth-largest comprehensive commentary. News magazine newspaper market worldwide. Per publica- Spiegel/Spiegel Online and the yellow-press tion day, 17.54 million dailies and five million publication Bild are considered the most- weekly or Sunday papers are sold (2014). quoted media. The leading nationwide newspapers are Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Allge- At the same time, the sector is undergoing a meine Zeitung, Die Welt, Die Zeit, taz and profound structural change. For the last 15 Everyday digital life Mobile Internet access and the use of mobile handhelds are surging in Germany. With the increase in mobile accessing of data, technological requirements likewise grow as regards network infrastructure. Studies also show that the number of Internet users has for some time now only been edging up. Rapid development: more than 55 million people online in Germany 49 55.6 38.6 18.3 4.1 1997 2000 2006 2010 2014 Source: ARD/ZDF-Onlinestudie 2014 DIAGRAM