The German media landscape is very dynamic and diverse. Television has not lost its dominant role in the German media system, which is also reflected in advertising revenues.

Regulations and media politics have been stirred by the recent decisions of the Federal Broadcasting Court and a public that demands to be more included in media governance, with the current focus being on the reform of PSM. Several commissions debate about the future of PSM and how it can translate its mandate and dominant role into current challenges and changes, like the converging media and changing user habits and expectations.

Still, journalists and professionals alike seem to rediscover quality in journalism as a topic valuable to discuss and develop further. On of the main task will be to keep up the relatively high quality of journalism in a cross-media environment and develop new income strategies.