Der Freitag

Weekly newspaper

Der Freitag was established in 1990 as an East-West weekly newspaper in an amalgamation of the Ostberliner Sonntag (1946) and the Volkszeitung. Jakob Augstein bought the paper in 2008 and as its publisher and, since 2013, editor-in-chief reshaped it into a leftwing opinion paper, boosting the online edition through active reader participation. In 2018, Der Freitag received the "European Newspaper of the Year 2018" award in the weekly newspaper category as part of the 20th European Newspaper Awards.

Political orientation Centre-left
Circulation 23,777 (2019)
Frequency of publication Weekly on Thursdays
Visits 500.000 – 1.000.000
Online payment model All content for free
Location Berlin, Germany
Publisher der Freitag Mediengesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Area of distribution Nationwide
Established 1990
Address Hegelplatz 1, 10117 Berlin
Phone 0049 30 25 00 87 0
Twitter @derfreitag