Independent and liberal general information daily newspaper; it is the only national daily with an important regional part for Bavaria and Munich. It is is read in all states of Germany for the quality of its political and financial news. It has the largest circulation of the quality broadsheets in Germany and its readers are "highly educated and at the top of the career ladder". Every day it provides information about national and international news, politics, business section, cultural events/book reviews, sports, regional news for Munich and Bavaria. Various supplements and thematic sections are published during the week.