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Der Standard is Austria's most widely read quality newspaper. Founded in 1988 with the aim of becoming a New York Times for Austria, it describes itself as liberal and politically independent, although it is generally considered to be centre-left in orientation. Its popular website featuring blogs, live tickers and socio-political sections deserves special mention.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Centre-left
Circulation: 101,000 (2014)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Saturday
Visits per month: 20.000.000 - 30.000.000
Online payment model: All content free of charge

Location: Vienna, Austria
Publisher: Standard Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H / Herausgeber: Oscar Bronner, Alexandra Föderl-Schmid
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1988

Vordere Zollamtsstraße 13, 1040 Wien
Phone: 0043 1 53 170 0
Twitter: @derStandardat

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1.  Der Standard - Austria | 09/10/2015

Exodus to Europe: Merkel has found her historical mission

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared on the popular German talk show hosted by Anne Will on Wednesday evening. The chancellor is more resolute than ever, ... » more

2.  Der Standard - Austria | 20/07/2015

Greek crisis: ECB is the wrong whipping boy

The centre-left daily Der Standard picks apart the accusation that the ECB has broken the government in Athens by freezing emergency loans for Athens before ... » more

3.  Der Standard - Austria | 09/07/2015

Serbia's PM using Srebrenica for marketing

Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić will attend the ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre this Saturday. However the intentions behind his condolences ... » more

4.  Der Standard - Austria | 17/06/2015

EP group shows the face of the far right

The far right and right-wing populist parties of several EU member states have joined forces to form a group in the European Parliament. The good ... » more

5.  Der Standard - Austria | 09/02/2015

EU and US must work together

The EU and the US must not diverge in the debate about supplying weapons to Ukraine, warns the left-liberal daily Der Standard: "German Chancellor Angela ... » more

6.  Der Standard - Austria | 10/12/2014

Threat of watered-down FTT

There is now the danger that the Financial Transaction Tax which is to be introduced in eleven EU member states will be substantially watered down ... » more

7.  Der Standard - Austria | 14/10/2014

Corrupt politician gets his just deserts

The former Austrian MEP Ernst Strasser was sentenced by the Supreme Court in Vienna to three years in prison for corruptibility on Monday. In 2011 ... » more

8.  Der Standard - Austria | 04/08/2014

Potential turning point in Gaza conflict

In withdrawing its ground troops from Gaza, Israel must also adopt a new policy with regard to the Palestinians, the left-liberal daily Der Standard believes: ... » more

9.  Der Standard - Austria | 30/06/2014

Hypo Alpe Adria: Bavarian outcry is hypocrisy

Several investors of Hypo Alpe Adria Bank - which was nationalised in 2009, including the German state of Bavaria, are threatening to take legal action ... » more

10.  Der Standard - Austria | 12/05/2014

Europe wanted to see Conchita Wurst win

The Austrian drag performer Conchita Wurst won the 59th Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen on Saturday night. The victory of the bearded diva exemplifies what ... » more


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