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German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to journalists about the current state of domestic and international politics before the summer break at the Bundespresskonferenz in Berlin, Germany, 19 July 2013. Photo: RAINER JENSEN | Verwendung weltweit, © dpa

23.03.2018 - Article

Private TV and radio have been in existence in Germany since the mid 1980s. A state contract on TV and radio transmission paved the way for the “dual TV and radio system” in 1987: private radio and private television are subject to legal regulations implemented by the state media institutions.

BUNDESPRESSEKONFERENZ
Federal Press Conference, organizes press conferences with leading representatives from politics, economics, and culture.
www.bundespressekonferenz.de

BUNDESVERBAND DEUTSCHER ZEITUNGSVERLEGER (BDZV)
Association of German Newspaper Publishers. In German.
www.bdzv.de

DEUTSCHER JOURNALISTEN VERBAND (DJV)
German Journalists Association. In German.
www.djv.de

DEUTSCHER PRESSERAT
German Press Council. In German, English summary.
www.presserat.de

VERBAND DEUTSCHER ZEITSCHRIFTENVERLEGER (VDZ)
Association of German Periodical Publishers. In German.
www.vdz.de

VERBAND PRIVATER RUNDFUNK UND TELEKOMMUNIKATION (VPRT)
Association of Private Broadcasters and Telecommunications Companies. In German.
www.vprt.de

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