The Journal of Magazine and New Media Research
Journalism Studies | Mass Communication
Patriotism in Germany has been a controversial issue since the Nazi era. Despite the fear and hesitations surrounding the idea of German pride and national identity, Der Spiegel, one of Germany's major national news magazines, showed an increasing visual presence of national identity symbols on its covers following key historical events: the building of the Berlin Wall, the reunification of Germany, the adoption of the euro, and the 2006 World Cup.
Andrea Pyka, Scott B. Fosdick, and William Tillinghast. "Visual Framing of Patriotism and National Identity on the Covers of Der Spiegel" The Journal of Magazine and New Media Research (2011): 1-29.