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Der Standard

  • City: Vienna
  • Language: German
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Circulation: 103,000
Der Standard

Modelled on the German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, this independent Austrian liberal/centre-left newspaper was founded in 1988 by journalist/editor Oscar Bronner who had also created the business journal Trend and the political magazine Profil. This conspicuously salmon-pink paper publishes a wide variety of lively supplements.

Der Standard’s website has consistently jockeyed for position as the news site of record for the German-speaking world. It posts videos on current events as well as an audio news service, plus a link to – a site wholly devoted to women.

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Updated: 18 January 2017