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Aller Media all-in with video future, but cautious with investment

Fri, 2017-02-24 14:50

"All our brands produce video, both through dedicated video people, wired content, and journalists who do video as part of their reporting," says Stephan Granhaug, Executive Vice President Digital, Aller Media AS, Norway.

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Danish startup Zetland spreading the love with its 'members-only' model

Thu, 2017-02-23 13:03

Want to work at a news startup that starts every day with a "sing-a-long" in the newsroom and espouses "love" of the mission as a crucial key to success? Check out Zetland, the hip startup that is seemingly, and steadily, building a sustainable members-only, ad-free news business in Denmark.

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The next generation of news experience

Mon, 2017-02-13 16:51

If you think the step from print to digital was challenging, prepare yourself: The next leap for publishing and journalism is far bigger, more complex, and more exciting. It’s about going from one-size-fits-all journalism to 1:1 journalism, says Espen Sundve, VP Product Management at Schibsted, in this guest post.

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New fact-check projects for French election could help boost trust in media

Fri, 2017-02-03 16:03

The presidential election in France could serve as an opportunity to restore trust in media, as a new study reveals the majority of readers is counting on news outlets to supply them with verified information. And news organisations across the country are gearing up to do just that.

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Some of the best journalism stories in 2016

Fri, 2017-02-03 11:34

This post presents a collection of great journalism that might serve as a source of inspiration to find original stories, to innovate in how to tell them, or to find a thread to develop a fresh angle.  This is a list of winning stories and individuals drawn from 16 major global or regional journalism awards given in 2016.

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Virtual Reality: Intense storytelling finds its way

Fri, 2017-02-03 10:07

Gaming, sports, travel and entertainment are just a few industries exploring the possibilities of VR. Today several media giants are also experimenting at large scale. But will we all soon walk around with bulky headsets? And will we be able to cope with the intense experience of VR? asks Katarina Andersson, Schibsted's Silicon Valley-correspondent.

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A new shadow over freedom of the press

Mon, 2017-01-30 15:51

The spreading of fake news, lies, and hate speech on social media platforms is in itself a highly alarming phenomenon, but it is also a great and dangerous threat to the freedom of the press and professional news organisations, writes Marcelo Rech, President of the World Editors Forum and Editorial Vice-President of Brazil's Grupo RBS.

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A new shadow over freedom of the press

Mon, 2017-01-30 15:51

The spreading of fake news, lies, and hate speech on social media platforms is in itself a highly alarming phenomenon, but it is also a great and dangerous threat to the freedom of the press and professional news organisations, writes Marcelo Rech, President of the World Editors Forum and Editorial Vice-President of Brazil's Grupo RBS.

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