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Photographer Minzayar Oo, working on assignment for GEO magazine, detained in Bangladesh

Burmese photojournalist Minzayar Oo and his assistant Hkun Lat have being held by the Bangladeshi authorities since September, 7th. Minzayar Oo is a member of the British photo agency Panos Pictures and was assigned by German GEO magazine to cover the Rohingya crisis in the Bangladeshi town of Cox's Bazar, where many Rohingyas have arrived to seek protection from the atrocities they have suffered in Myanmar.


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And the Henri Nannen Prize 2012 goes to...

Hamburg, 15 May 2012
Stefan Willeke (DIE ZEIT), Documentary reporting: A twelvememberteam from DER SPIEGEL magazine, Investigative reporting: Nikolaus Harbusch,Martin Heidemanns (BILD), Hans Leyendecker, Klaus Ott, Nicolas Richter(Süddeutsche Zeitung), Essay: Niklas Maak (Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung),Photo reporting: Kai Löffelbein (stern.


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Gruner + Jahr launches VOGUE in the Netherlands

Hamburg, 28 November 2011
In the Netherlands, Gruner + Jahr subsidiary G+J Uitgevers will launch the Dutch edition of VOGUE in spring 2012.


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Reorganisation of Gruner + Jahr Germany's publishing groups as of 1 February 2012

Hamburg, 27 November 2011
Gruner + Jahr Germany will restructure the organisation of its publishing groups as of 1 February 2012.


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A new addition to the international GEO family: GEO EPOCHE launches in the Czech Republic

Hamburg, 01 November 2011
GEO EPOCHE, Germany's market-leading single-topic history magazine and part of the GEO family, will hit the newsstands in the Czech Republic for the first time on November 2, 2011.


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Henri Nannen Prize competition 2012 launches with a new category and new jury members

Hamburg, 01 November 2011
Europe's leading magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr and its magazine stern are awarding the Henri Nannen Prize for the eighth time.


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Gruner + Jahr: Successful in core business – G+J increases revenues in first half of 2011 – results remain on high level

Hamburg, 31 August 2011
Group revenues at Gruner + Jahr rose considerably year-on-year to ;euro; 1,250 million (2010: ;euro; 1,217 million) while operating EBIT remained almost the same as in 2010.


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Four new members join Gruner + Jahr AG's supervisory board

Hamburg, 28 August 2011
+ Jahr AG's supervisory boardHamburg, 29 August 2011
At its last Annual General Meeting, four new members were elected to Gruner + Jahr AG's supervisory board with immediate effect: Dr.


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Gruner + Jahr acquires majority interest in MaXposure Media Group, India

Hamburg, 03 August 2011

G+J International is acquiring a 78.75 percent interest in MaXposure Media Group India Pvt. Ltd., the effective date being July 1st, 2011.merl.christianguj.de


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The Henri Nannen Prize 2011 goes to:

Hamburg, 05 May 2011

ortage/Feature: René; Pfister (DER SPIEGEL), Documentary: Ulrike Demmer, Markus Feldenkirchen, Ullrich Fichtner, Matthias Gebauer, John Goetz, Hauke Goos, Jochen-Martin Gutsch, Susanne Koelbl, Shoib Najafizada, Christoph Schwennicke, Holger Stark (DER SPIEGEL), Investigative: Christine Kröger (Weser-Kurier) Humor: Hans Zippert (Die WELT) Photo Feature: Stephan Vanfleteren (DU-ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR KULTUR) and Special Award: Susan Leinemann (ZEIT MAGAZIN)

The Gruner + Jahr publishing house and stern also presented a 2011 Henri Nannen Prize to Wolf Schneider for his lifetime achievement in publishing and journalism.


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G+J International Media Sales (IMS) begins international marketing in Germany and opens an international office in Hamburg.

Hamburg, 20 January 2011
International Media Claudia Scheil, since January 2011 IMS has expanded its field of activity to include the international advertising budgets of German companies, thereby increasing its relevance as a global marketing partner. Upon opening its new office, IMS had already won the well-known business magazine "Forbes" and British Airways' renowned in-flight and ambient media as new clients.


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Gruner + Jahr To Publish Cosmopolitan under license in Croatia from 2011

Hamburg, 11 November 2010
Gruner + Jahr International will introduce Cosmopolitan magazine under license to the Croatian market from January 2011. Cosmopolitan is the bestselling young women's publication worldwide, with separate editions in 60 countries, and is published by the Hearst Magazines International media corporation. Gruner + Jahr International has already successfully established the magazine in Spain and several other countries.


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Gruner + Jahr launches kid's magazine GEOlino in China

Hamburg, 28 October 2010
Gruner + Jahr will launch its kid's magazine GEOlino in cooperation with Children's Fun Publishing in January 2011 in China. Before that GEOlino China will be published as of now twice as a trial version in our partners' kids magazines, before it starts as self-standing publication in January 2011.


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Motor Presse Stuttgart appoints G+J International Brands and Licenses to market international magazine licenses

Hamburg, 01 September 2010
Motor Presse Stuttgart today announced that it has set a new course to accelerate the internationalisation of its media brands auto motor and sport und MOTORRAD. The Stuttgart-based media company has appointed G+J International Brands and Licenses to identify license partners in countries where Motor Presse Stuttgart is not yet represented through subsidiaries or editions produced under license.


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Gruner + Jahr Awards GEO Licenses to Ringier Axel Springer Media AG for Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia

Hamburg, 14 July 2010
Gruner + Jahr has signed a licensing agreement with Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, a joint venture of Axel Springer AG and Schweizer Ringier AG, to publish its international reportage magazine GEO in the three Eastern European countries of Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. At the same time, the Romanian edition of GEO will be discontinued due to the difficult economic situation in the country. With 20 national editions worldwide, the features magazine, founded as an offshoot of STERN in Germany in 1976, is Gruner + Jahr's most international magazine brand: local editions are currently also published in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Brazil, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Bulgaria, Finland, India, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The foreign GEO editions are editorially managed from Hamburg.


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G+J International launches GEO iPad application

Hamburg, 06 July 2010
The reportage magazine GEO is launching a GEO iPad selection based on its English-language edition – a monthly selection of three reports from the current international print magazine in a multimedia format for the Apple iPad. The first issue will appear in early July and is priced at 2.49 EUR in the AppStore.


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Gruner + Jahr masters Economic Crisis, and maintains good Operating Profit despite Downturn in Advertising Markets.

Hamburg, 24 March 2010
Due to the cost-cutting and restructuring program initiated early on, Gruner + Jahr reported only a slight year-on-year decline in its operating result, despite a significant fall in advertising revenues.


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Maylis Chevalier Becomes G+J Espa;ntilde;a Group Publishing Director

Hamburg, 28 January 2010
Maylis Chevalier takes over as Group Publishing Director of G+J Espa;ntilde;a on 1 February 2010. In this role, she will be responsible for the strategy and business of all G+J Espa;ntilde;a magazine titles, including COSMOPOLITAN, GEO, MIA, MARIE CLAIRE, MUY INTERESANTE, MUY JUNIOR and SER PADRES HOY as well as their special editions and supplements.


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International GEO Day of Biodiversity to be held in 35 countries in 2010

Hamburg, 10 January 2010
At a ceremony in Berlin, German chancellor Angela Merkel and Federal Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen on Mondayrang in the "International Jahr of Biodiversity." Proclaimed by the United Nations, the year will be marked by a wide variety of activities in numerous countries, organized to build people's awareness of how valuable it is to have a high diversity of plants and animals, ecosystems and genetic variety.


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Quest wins ;lsquo;Magazine Of The Year' award

Hamburg, 09 December 2009
In front of a capacity crowd of 1.000 top magazine professionals during the annual Mercur Magazine Awards Gala Quest received the Mercur award for ;lsquo;Magazine Of The Year'. The entire editorial team of 30 climbed the stage when the winner was announced. ;lsquo;And then there were just eight of us in the beginning', says Karlijn van Overbeek, Editor-in-Chief. ;lsquo;Circulation has steadily increased since the launch in 2004. Over 200.000 copies of Quest are being sold every month, satisfying a total readership of almost 1,1 million. This Mercur award is also a prize for all those readers. We are proud to carry the title ;lsquo;Magazine Of The Year' for all of 2010.'


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