Süddeutsche Zeitung

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The Süddeutsche Zeitung ("South German Newspaper") is the most-read nationwide quality-newspaper in Germany. It is published in Munich. Recently, they are known for leaking offshore bank accounts that led to the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers leak.

Newspaper[change | change source]

The Süddeutsche Zeitung is a liberal newspaper. The national edition features four sections: Politics, Culture, Economy and Sports. There are also regional editions for Munich and Bavaria featuring local news. There are 6 newspapers a week. It has the second most readers in Germany after the tabloid newspaper Bild-Zeitung. There are about 442,000 papers sold each day, reaching over 1.1 million readers daily.

History[change | change source]

The Süddeutsche Zeitung was published for the first time on October 6, 1945. It was the first newspaper in Bavaria to get a licence from the U.S. military government after World War II.

Supplements[change | change source]

  • SZ Magazin (Friday), a magazine-style supplement
  • Wochenende (Saturday), longer articles and short stories for the weekend
  • The New York Times (Monday), selected articles (English language).
  • The TV programme (Tuesday) and an event guide (Thursday) are only included in the Bavarian edition.

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