www.mdr.de is Ready for the Future

The website of the Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) is supported by the CMS Sophora.

MDR website
MDR publishes the MDR website using the Sophora content management system

Under the address www.mdr.de users can find shows and programs, background information and services of the MDR. The subshell CMS provides for the simplification of work processes and the optimum workflow in the online editorial department.

Time-consuming tasks are automated, and external  systems can simply be integrated. In addition to its ease of use, the multi-channel CMS Sophora is permanently extended and can adapt to future developments.

We are ideally positioned for the future in technical terms with Sophora.
— Stefan Ressel, MDR, IT Project Manager

Live Ticker at MDR - Be Always Up to Date With Sophora CMS

Real-time-reporting: Sophora's live ticker ensures fast publishing and editing of ticker news at MDR.

As a local news channel for the federal states of Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony and Thuringia, the MDR reports at mdr.de live about current events from the region.

Especially on sport events, elections and demonstrations, live ticker go into action. When on the 5th of July in 2015 the new Mayor of Dresden was about to be elected, Sophora‘s live ticker was used by the editorial department of MDR and led to a fast publication of first results and census.

Ticker news can be created quickly and easily with the help of Sophora.

The Drag & Drop function makes the inclusion of additional content possible.

This way the MDR takes the opportunity to integrate image documents, links and Tweets into the live ticker.


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About MDR

Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) is the public broadcaster for the federal states of Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt. Established in January 1991, it headquarters are in Leipzig, with regional studios in Dresden, Erfurt and Magdeburg. MDR is a member of the ARD consortium of German public broadcasters.