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The 2018 Nannen Prize: Souad Mekhennet is honored with the special prize

Hamburg, 10 April 2018
The German journalist and author Souad Mekhennet has been awarded the STERN editorial board’s special prize as part of the Nannen Prize series. With this award, STERN pays tribute to the extraordinary journalism demonstrated by Mekhennet in her reporting on terror.


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Christian Krug takes over the position of chief editor of STERN magazine on October, 1st 2014

Hamburg, 14 August 2014
The managing board of Gruner + Jahr appoints Christian Krug, currently chief editor of GALA magazine, to chief editor STERN on October, 1st 2014. The managing board of Gruner + Jahr is in separation talks with STERN chief editor Dominik Wichmann. Until Christian Krug takes office, STERN publisher Andreas Petzold will take over on an interim basis.


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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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Thomas Rabe takes over chair of Gruner + Jahr AG Supervisory Board

Hamburg, 09 January 2012
The members of Gruner + Jahr AG's Supervisory Board yesterday elected Thomas Rabe (46) to serve as its chairman.


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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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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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Axel Bogocz appointed Publisher and CEO of Verlagsgruppe NEWS

Hamburg, 20 July 2011
Axel Bogocz, 47, will take over as Publisher and CEO of Verlagsgruppe NEWS on 1 September 2011.


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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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The Henri Nannen Award 2011 for services to press freedom has been awarded to the editorial department of the French newspaper "Le Canard enchain;eacute;"

Hamburg, 19 April 2011
The Henri Nannen Award 2011 for special dedication to freedom of the press has been awarded to the French newspaper "Le Canard enchainé;.


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Ligatus France concludes exclusive agreement with the largest titles of the French daily and weekly press

Hamburg, 13 March 2011
Les Echos, Le Figaro, Libé;ration, Le Parisien / Aujourd'hui en France) and three weekly journals(L'Express, Le Nouvel Observateur, Le Point) have closed an exclusive partnership with Ligatus for the marketing of their text link formats in the area of performance marketing in France.


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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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Henri Nannen Prize for Services to Press Freedom goes to oppressed journalists in Iran.

Hamburg, 21 April 2010
The Henri Nannen Prize 2010 for special services rendered to press freedom has been awarded to Iranian journalists, who are subject to violent reprisals in their country for attempting to report truthfully about Iran. Since they are not allowed to leave their country and many of them are behind bars, the Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari, who lives in London, will accept the award at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg on behalf of his colleagues. Bahari himself spent months in solitary confinement in Iranian prisons.


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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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Martin Trautmann appointed new Executive Vice President of G+J's business publications and popular-science titles in France

Hamburg, 09 December 2009
Martin Trautmann (41) has been appointed Executive Vice President of Prisma Presse. In his new role, he will supervise the Business and Science (;Eacute;conomie / Dé;couverte) division of G+J's French publishing arm. From January, this puts him in charge of the GEO, CAPITAL, ;Ccedil;A M'INT;Eacute;RESSE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC and MANAGEMENT magazines and websites.


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Christian Merl Becomes Gruner + Jahr Press Spokesman and Deputy Head of G+J Corporate Communications

Hamburg, 23 November 2009
Christian Merl, 38, has been appointed press spokesman for Gruner + Jahr AG with effect from 1 January 2010. In his new role, he will be responsible for press relations for the G+J Germany and International divisions. He reports to Claus-Peter Schrack, Head of Corporate Communications at Gruner + Jahr, and will serve as his deputy.


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Journalists Can Now Sign ;lsquo;European Charter for Press Freedom' Online at www.pressfreedom.eu

Hamburg, 01 June 2009
The 48 editors-in-chief and leading journalists from 19 countries who adopted and signed the "European Charter for Press Freedom" on May 25 in Hamburg, have called on their colleagues across Europe to sign the Charter on the www.pressfreedom.eu homepage.


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46 Journalists from 19 Countries Adopt ;lsquo;European Charter for Press Freedom' in Hamburg

Hamburg, 25 May 2009
On May 25, 46 editors-in-chief and leading journalists from 19 countries adopted and ratified the first "European Charter for Press Freedom" in Hamburg.


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Conference to Adopt the ;lsquo;European Charter for Press Freedom' on May 25 in Hamburg

Hamburg, 18 May 2009
Around 50 editors-in-chief and leading journalists from 20 countries plan to ratify the first "European Charter for Press Freedom" on 25 May in Hamburg. The charter formulates principles for the freedom of the press/media from government interference – in particular for their right to safety from surveillance, electronic eavesdropping and searches of editorial departments and computers, and unimpeded access for journalists and citizens to all domestic and foreign sources of information.


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The Henri Nannen Award 2009 goes to: Katja Thimm (reportage), Beat Balzli, Jochen Brenner, Klaus Brinkbäumer, Ullrich Fichtner, Hauke Goos, Ralf Hoppe, Frank Hornig, Ansbert Kneip (documentation), Melanie Bergermann (investigation), Oliver Maria Schmitt (humor) und Yang Yankang (photo article)

Hamburg, 07 May 2009
This evening marked the fifth time that Gruner + Jahr publishers and stern magazine have presented the Henri Nannen Award to honor top performances in German-language print journalism. The 14 award winners were honored at a celebratory event at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg in front of around 1,200 prominent guests from the world of media, culture, politics and economics.


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Jürgen Leinemann receives the Henri Nannen Prize 2009 for his life's work

Hamburg, 05 May 2009
Gruner + Jahr publishers and stern magazine award the Henri Nannen Prize 2009 for journalistic life work to journalist and author, Jürgen Leinemann. The prize will be awarded at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg on May 8.


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