Mediaprint, founded in 1988, Mediaprint is the subsidiary company of both the "Kurier" and the "Neue Kronen Zeitung", with the publishing houses of these papers ("Krone KG" and "Kurier Zeitungsverlag und Druckerei Ges. m. b. H.") each holding 50 % of the shares. Mediaprint is responsible for the printing and sale of both papers and for acquiring advertisers. Yet another publishing house, the "WAZ" holds a decisive interest in both the "Krone KG" ( 50 % of shares) and the "Kurier Ges. m. b. H." (49.4 % of shares).