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"Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung", the First Photographically Illustrated News Magazine

1901
<p>First issue of the Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung.</p>

First issue of the Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung.

In 1901, when it became technically feasible to print halftones of photographs inside a magazine, publisher Leopold Ullstein introduced this innovation into the Berliner Illustrirte Zeitungdeveloping it into the prototype of the modern news magazine. The magazine pioneered the photo-essay, maintained a specialized staff and production unit for photographs and a photo library.

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