Catrin Bialek leads Handelsblatt's coverage of IT and media.
The prestigious German newsmagazine revealed that Claas Relotius, a journalist acclaimed by CNN and Forbes, fabricated stories. He is the German Jayson Blair, the New York Times reporter unmasked as a fraud in 2003.
NetID and Verimi seek to provide passkey login services and reap user data. Backers range from United Internet to Axel Springer.
Broadcast group RTL wants to fight off global giants by creating a German video-streaming service that will draw its own base of loyal subscribers.
EU lawmakers are about to make a landmark decision on copyright reforms that some critics see as an assault on the internet.
Independent media is vital to a functioning democracy, but Germany's state-funded system has become bloated and too expensive, writes Handelsblatt's Catrin Bialek.
Social media companies gather consumer data and sell it for all kinds of purposes. Reason to be concerned?
A top German magazine publisher alarmed at the prospect of waning journalistic standards in the era of Facebook and fake news has called on advertisers to show “corporate media responsibility” in deciding where to put their cash.
Germany’s leading advertising agency Serviceplan is having to think creatively to compete with the big global players. But record sales show it’s not short of ideas.
The German media giant reinforces its core identity as it strengthens control over the world’s largest book publisher.
Facebook’s Germany chief has attacked plans to impose heavy fines on social media sites that don’t quickly delete hate comments.