German Business News is reporting business, finance and political news from Germany, the Euro area and the global markets. The site provides news, analysis and reporting of all relevant developments in Germany and the global business community. Developments of the German industry and the German “Mittelstand” (small and media enterprises) are special focus areas of the GBN coverage. A team of distinguished journalists is updating the site constantly. Accuracy, a critical view and strict neutrality are the guiding principles of the editorial team which is operating out of Berlin with correspondents based in London and New York.

Dr. Michael Maier

Maier, founder and CEO of the German company Blogform Publishing, was the Shorenstein Center’s Sagan Fellow in spring 2007 at the Shorenstein Center for the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University. The Austrian-born journalist worked as editor for Die Presse, a Vienna daily, for Berliner Zeitung, Stern magazine and Netzeitung, Germany’s first newspaper exclusively published on the internet. Maier also worked as a columnist for the Austrian daily, Der Standard, and is a regular lecturer at the journalism schools in Vienna. He graduated from Graz University with a degree in law and music.

He is founder and publisher of the German business website Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten

He is the author of the book “The first days of the future. How we can make the world a better place using the Internet (Pendo Publishing Munich/Zurich, 2008).

At the Shorenstein Center he published the discussion paper “Journalism without Journalists: Vision or Caricature?”

Publishing company:
BF Blogform Social Media
Kurfürstendamm 206
D-10719 Berlin
HR Berlin Nr. 104243 B

phone: +49 (0) 30 / 81016030
fax: +49 (0) 30 / 81016033