Category: CMW Archives

Traditional media steps out on YouTube 0

Traditional media steps out on YouTube

Swedish state television (SVT) now has a YouTube channel. Previously Norway’s state tv has established itself on YouTube too, along with the BBC, writes Martin Jönsson. Jönsson calls it a fumbling effort on SVT’s...

Mixed feelings among users as Swedish version of MySpace launches 0

Mixed feelings among users as Swedish version of MySpace launches

Yesterday MySpace held a big party in Stockholm to celebrate their launch of the Swedish version of the site. Along with a bunch of Swedish bands, LA stand up commedian Pablo Francisco did a...

Swedish blog aims at becoming a local The Onion 3

Swedish blog aims at becoming a local The Onion

Doug Lansky is the guy behind Sweden’s first real attempt at a clone of the Onion, named Faktumé. He’s an American travel writer and lecturer living in Stockholm with his Swedish wife and three...

André is a Geek Movie Director – and with 1000 fan club members, he'll get a tattoo to prove it 3

André is a Geek Movie Director – and with 1000 fan club members, he'll get a tattoo to prove it

A young Swedish guy is setting an example for how upcoming film directors could work online. André Hedetoft is going to make a low-budget superhero internet series, and he’s using blogs and social networking...

Lack of interoperability in social networking sites 2

Lack of interoperability in social networking sites

I’ve created a separate gmail account for signing up to social networking and social media sites. I thought it was a smart move, since they generate quite a few messages. Though now I find...

Gillmor: Experiment more! 2

Gillmor: Experiment more!

Dan Gillmor has put together a ten point report of the state of citizen media today. While both a general audience and traditional media now pays attention to citizen media, there have been backlashes...

Who can do citizen journalism? 1

Who can do citizen journalism?

After Magnus Ljungkvist received Nyhetspriset, a Swedish citizen journalism award presented by Politikerbloggen, criticism has been heard. He received the award for revealing that then minister Borelius had a high income when she claimed...

Vacation time 0

Vacation time

I’m off on vacation for a couple of weeks, and probably won’t be updating much during that time. First off I’ll go to Fridhem Folkögskola for a one week course in short story writing,...

Danish media's move to web-first publishing 0

Danish media's move to web-first publishing

A year ago, Danish newspaper Politiken moved their newsdesk online. Now Berlingske Tidende is taking it one step further. ALL journalists are to work for the web edition as well as for print. Stories...

The need for usability in podcasting 3

The need for usability in podcasting

Karin Høgh‘s focus in her presentation on Podcamp was usability, and by giving a multitude of examples she showed that this is not something that podcasters have given much thought. Starting out, she gave...

X3M Radio Pleppo won the Swedish Podcast Awards 0

X3M Radio Pleppo won the Swedish Podcast Awards

The Swedish Podcast Awards were won by Finns. The overall award went to X3M Radio Pleppo. Congratulations! The price ceremony, which was held at Podcamp Europe, was quite small, with just one of the...

Singapore – a small place with big online influence 1

Singapore – a small place with big online influence

Sriram Krishnan talked about media landscapes in Singapore. It was meant to be a joint presentation with his friend Justin Lee in Singapore, but that didn’t quite work out. Probably because the internet connetion...