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Digital journalism goes premium

Dec 08 2016 | Business | Insights | Cases

For years it seemed almost impossible for newspapers to make a living on their actual product, news and journalism, on their digital platforms. Readers simply wouldn't pay as they'd grown accustomed to free content online. This has raised the pressure to make money on advertising, an area that has grown fierce with competition. Now, however, newspapers are looking back in time to rediscover a business model they thought lost forever.

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Attracting new readers with old news

Nov 29 2016 | Digital Archive | Insights | Cases

Old news and newspapers are true gold mines in terms of knowledge. Svenska Dagbladet recently launched their archive, which dates back to December 18th, 1884. The archive contains more than 1.5 million newspaper pages, digitized and ready for use.

Future of the ePaper - interview with Per Gylling

Nov 09 2016 | Business | Insights | Cases

In relation to World Publishing Expo, Visiolink asks a number of media people about their views on newspapers' digital future.

10th of November 2014: a day where a digital archive really makes sense

Nov 10 2014 | Cases

Some days are iconic and important for what happened in the past. Today is a good example with the events happening in Germany 25 years ago.

Here are just a few samples of HISTORIC newspaper content easy available in digital format.

 

Hitek conference: Why Ingeniøren's cultural legacy should be online

Oct 07 2014 | Cases
This guest contribution was written by journalist Tine Heinricy and was originally published on 2 October 2014 on
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Denmark's Society for Historic Technology (Hitek) kicks off the discussion of why it is important to make 200,000 pages of engineering history available online.

The winner of our customer satisfaction price

Sep 10 2014 | Cases

During the last few months, we sent out our yearly customer satisfaction questionnaire to all our customers, and we value all the answers and feedback we have received.

Same digital newspaper strategy in 3 countries? That's a trend!

Jun 17 2014 | Cases

We have mentioned this possibility before, but it is now clear that there is a trend around distributing digital only editions on holidays.

This is days where the paper typically has not before distributed a printed newspaper.

During this years Pentecost, we have seen examples of digital holiday editions from media houses in both Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

Focused digital media offerings results in better total reach

May 20 2014 | Cases

Last week saw one of the biggest media conferences in Norway - "Nordic Media Festival 2014".

One of the first topics on the agenda was how life is behind the paywall, with participants from Aftenposten, Hallingdølen, Asker og Bærum Budstikke and Bergens Tidende.

Finnmarksposten engages wandering readers

Apr 15 2014 | Cases

 

With a digital subscription, readers from across the world can now follow the latest news from Nordkapp Municipality, located in northern Norway. This is true reader engagement.

Even if the region's inhabitants continue to move away from their hometowns in pursuit of work or study opportunities, they still want access to news from back home. Such is the idea behind Finnmarkposten's recent offer to its subscribers, who can now read and engage in the newspapers on their tablets and smartphones.