Der Tagesspiegel has developed very successfully in recent years and is the No. 1 in Berlin. It has the highest paid circulation of any newspaper in Berlin with a market share that has been growing for more than ten years. Der Tagesspiegel is one of the most frequently quoted newspapers in Germany and reaches more capital city policy-makers than all national subscription newspapers combined. In the last IVW surveys, it reached a slight increase in paid circulation, one of the best circulation developments of any German newspaper.