World mirror

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Television broadcast
Original title World mirror
Country of production Germany
original language German
Year (s) since 1963
Bayerischer Rundfunk
Norddeutscher Rundfunk
Westdeutscher Rundfunk
length 40 minutes
(Sundays, 7:20 p.m.)
genre magazine
First broadcast April 5, 1963 on German television

The world mirror is a television broadcast in the first . Its title was based on the newspaper Der Weltspiegel .

Correspondent reports from ARD studios around the world are broadcast on Sundays at 7:20 p.m. under the direction of NDR , WDR , SWR or BR . In addition to the regular Weltspiegel program, there are also the monothematic programs Weltspiegel-Reportage and Weltspiegel extra , which deal with a specific topic in more detail than in the parent program.


The broadcast with the subtitle Foreign Correspondents Report began on April 5, 1963, moderated by Gerd Ruge , who was the first to develop the program in collaboration with Klaus Bölling . The series was carried by NDR and WDR until 1974, and BR and SDR were added from January 1975 . The latter were previously responsible for the ARD magazine Kompass - ARD foreign reports. Its editorial offices were Weltspiegel , and the broadcasting time was extended from 30 to 40 minutes.


Current moderators

Currently three moderators present the programs of the world mirror.

Selection of former moderators




Without station assignment

Theme music

The title music was composed by the trumpeter Fritz Weichbrodt especially for the show and is called "ARD / Weltspiegel-original version".

See also

  • Objective - broadcast by the DFF with a focus on international reporting
  • Auslandsjournal - ZDF broadcast with a focus on international reporting
  • Auslandsreport - Broadcast by RTL / ntv with a focus on international reporting

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Silvia Breckl: Foreign reporting on German television - The Third World in Weltspiegel and foreign journal , paperback 2005
  2. New moderator: Natalie Amiri article from February 27, 2014
  3. Ute Brucker - New presenter for ARD magazine "Weltspiegel" Article from January 5, 2010
  4. NDR- "Weltspiegel" with a new moderator - and internet chat - broadcast date: Sunday, May 21st, 7:10 pm in the first article of May 17th, 2000
  5. The moderator team of the world mirror. In: The first , accessed August 9, 2019 .
  6. selection of moderators and correspondents
  7. BR man on a global mission: Bernhard Wabnitz takes over the "Weltspiegel". Article of March 19, 2009
  8. For Bayerischer Rundfunk: Natalie Amiri will be the new "Weltspiegel" presenter Article from February 27, 2014
  9. ARD-Weltspiegel with a new moderator from Sunday, October 9th, 2005 Press portal from October 6th, 2005
  10. Das Erste: Weltspiegel, Sunday, April 27, 2003, 7.10 - 7.50 p.m. press portal of April 24, 2003
  11. ^ "Weltspiegel" with Immo Vogel Abendblatt dated January 12, 1999
  12. First ARD "Weltspiegel" with Michael Strempel on June 24, article from June 20, 2012
  13. ( Page no longer available , search in web archives: GEMA online entry )@1@ 2Template: Dead Link /