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Gruner + Jahr Deutschland pools the digital activities of its brands

Hamburg, 22 August 2012
amburg, 22 August 2012 On 1 September 2012, Gruner + Jahr will found Gruner + Jahr Digital GmbH.


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GALA SPA AWARDS 2013: application phase now open

Hamburg, 13 August 2012
Fantastic spa locations and luxury hotels, innovative beauty products, and extraordinary treatments are once again being sought for the GALA SPA AWARDS, which are awarded by premium people and lifestyle magazine GALA in cooperation with Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa.


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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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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 and Motor Presse appoint Sonia Fuentes Managing Director of GPS

Hamburg, 09 February 2011
Effective 1 March 2011 the Board of Directors of the Spanish publishing services company Gesti;oacute;n de Publicaciones y Publicidad (GPS) appointed previous CFO Sonia Fuentes to the position of Managing Director of GPS.GPS was founded in 2007 as a publishing services joint venture with its registered office in Madrid and equal shares held by GyJ Espa;ntilde;a (Gruner + Jahr) and Motorpress Ibé;rica (Motor Presse Stuttgart). GPS provides a comprehensive range of publishing services, from production and distribution to advertisement sales and complete IT solutions as well as administrative services.


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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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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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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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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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Premium Performance Supplier Ligatus successfully completes market entry in France

Hamburg, 13 December 2009
ontinuously its internationalisation and implements its business model effectively in France, following the launches in Austria and the Netherlands.


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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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GEO Continues its Internationalization: Ninth GEO Website Launches in Bulgaria

Hamburg, 25 October 2009
The ninth GEO website launches in Bulgaria today at www.geo-bg.bg . As part of GEO's international concept eight websites have already gone online this year – in Finland, Spain, Russia and five other eastern European countries.


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G+J International Media Sales (IMS) Opens New Sales Office in Milan

Hamburg, 22 June 2009
On July 1, 2009 G+J IMS will be opening its sixth foreign office, adding the Milan site to its existing operations in London, Paris, Gent, Zurich and Vienna. The strong local presence of key deciders in the advertising activities of the fashion, design and furniture industries in Italy makes Milan G+J IMS;rsquo;s highest-turnover sales office. The new office ends the company;rsquo;s longstanding commission-based representation by Blei Spa on the Italian market, and substantiates the ongoing expansion of G+J;rsquo;s international media marketing activities. The move further enhances G+J IMS;rsquo;s leading marketing expertise among German publishers abroad and strengthens its growing third-party business. The six international offices are assisted in their efforts by 17 sales representatives who market the G+J IMS portfolio around the world.


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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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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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Henri Nannen Award for services to freedom of the press goes to Robert M;eacute;nard

Hamburg, 21 April 2009
55-year-old Frenchman Robert Mé;nard will be awarded this year's Henri Nannen Prize in the ‘freedom of the press' category for his fearless fight for freedom of the press and opinion. The renowned journalistic prize will be awarded by Gruner + Jahr publishers and stern magazine at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg on May 8, 2009.


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