Tagged: Established media

One more tv channel launches video clip site 2

One more tv channel launches video clip site

Everybody just has to have them, it seems. Social media in the shape of video clips from our fun everyday moments are hot. The next big media site to take the step is Sweden’s...

Aftonbladet Plus subscribers invited to upload videos to "Mitt klipp" 0

Aftonbladet Plus subscribers invited to upload videos to "Mitt klipp"

Aftonbladet‘s new video clip site “Mitt klipp” (“My clip”) is up and running. Now members of the paid subscription service “Plus” can upload videos. Anyone can visit the site and look at the clips....

The Twingly effect 0

The Twingly effect

Beta Alfa writes about the increase in the number of links to Svenska Dagbladet articles after the launch of the Twingly link boxes. Bloggers have noticed they get increased traffic if they link to...

AP and NowPublic partnership brings local cit-journ into big media 0

AP and NowPublic partnership brings local cit-journ into big media

Interesting partnership between the Associated Press and citizen journalism site NowPublic.com for local news. In a press release the two companies wrote that “the goal of the effort is to expand the world’s access...

Swedish news sites narrowing the gap to the blogosphere 6

Swedish news sites narrowing the gap to the blogosphere

This week saw the entry of Twingly-powered link boxes on Swedish newspaper sites Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) and Dagens Nyheter (DN). The two competing dailies both link to blog posts that comment their articles, the...

"20 million editors" became 400 1

"20 million editors" became 400

Netzeitung, an online newspaper in Germany, started its citizen journalsim project “The Readers Edition” in June 2006. When announcing the project, they called out for “20 million editors”. What they got was around 400...

Hyperlocal sites from UK's largest newspaper publisher 0

Hyperlocal sites from UK's largest newspaper publisher

The Teesside Gazette has launched five hyper-local sites, under the name Your Gazette, based on postal codes in the Middlesborough area in the UK. Interestingly enough, this initiative comes from UK’s largest newspaper publisher...

Läsarbladet's Scandinavian cousins – a comparison 1

Läsarbladet's Scandinavian cousins – a comparison

Verdens Gang in Norway and EkstraBladet in Denmark also have one-point entries into their participatory journalism. Lesernes VG and Laeserbladet are the equivalents of Aftonbladet‘s Läsarbladet (where I’m editor). The idea seems to be...

From national to local 2

From national to local

Today Aftonbladet‘s launching nine new local sites, which along with the three that was already up, makes up Sweden’s 12 largest cities. Yet one more proof of the local trend in media. Earlier, Aftonbladet’s...

BBC to open up journalism training site to the public 0

BBC to open up journalism training site to the public

Speaking of what bloggers need to approach journalism… The BBC are doing what they can to bridge the gap and educate citizens about the rules and workings of the journalistic trade. They are launching...

Media shift and the new blog portal 2

Media shift and the new blog portal

After a few hectic days at work, I am far behind both blogging and reading blogs. One reason is pretty exciting though. Yesterday aftonbladet.se celebrated being the largest news medium in Sweden, which we...

OJR's Robert Niles on "fake grassroots" 0

OJR's Robert Niles on "fake grassroots"

“If you build it, and don’t staff it, at best, a few wackos will show”, writes Online Journalism Review editor Robert Niles. Again, a sane voice pointing to the importance of guidance, leadership and...