This overview tells you how to find out about the news in writing, video and radio formats.
Most of the media mentioned are available in German, English or Arabic.
News in text form
Spiegel Online is an online news portal for the magazine “Der Spiegel”. It offers news about politics, but also societal topics as well. Spiegel Online is available in German (www.spiegel.de) and English (www.spiegel.de/international).
Zeit Online is the website of the German weekly newspaper, “Die Zeit”. It mainly offers articles related to society and politics. Zeit Online is available in German (www.zeit.de) and English (www.zeit.de/english).
WDR for you is a news website for refugees with information and documentation, as well as entertainment and services for children. It is available in German, English, Arabic and Persian. There are also short videos with tips for life in Germany (http://www1.wdr.de/nachrichten/wdrforyou).
The “Tagesschau” is the most popular German news programme on television. You can watch it every day at 8 pm on ARD or the website (www.tagesschau.de/).
ZDF in Arabic and English
ZDF is the largest German broadcaster and offers news and other shows . A selection of shows are available online with English (www.zdf.de/international/zdfenglish) or Arabic (www.zdf.de/international/zdfarabic) subtitles.