Controls Gruner + Jahr. Probably the world's largest publisher, at least until Spring 2003 when it got over-extended and had to sell Springer Verlag to Cinven and Candover.
Note: still to double-check which imprints were sold.
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Follow the link below to see the publications, radio and TV channels and
major websites that Bertelsmann runs directly.
What does Bertelsmann have to say for itself? Visit its corporate website - the one with real information for money people, not the one for punters - linked below.
Below is information gathered up to 2014-08-19 on shareholdings in and by this media owner.
These are selected pieces about this media owner. At present most come from the NUJ's London Freelance Branch newsletter the Freelance, because it already has an extensive online archive.
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