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A one-stop-shop for AI in Schibsted

  Schibsted is strengthening its strategic focus on AI. Two internal teams – Schibsted Futures Lab and the AI Enablement program –  will merge and grow – to support all of Schibsted’s use of AI technology.  The new team will also be strengthened by two senior data scientists from the

How Schibsted’s software engineers use AI to boost their productivity

Hundreds of software engineers in Schibsted now use Artificial Intelligence to help them write code. “My productivity has grown at least 15 %,” estimates Pedro Goncalves.  Good software engineering requires lots of creativity as well as superb skills in solving problems. But the daily work is also full of tedious

BT’s development editor takes on AI role at Schibsted News Media

Eivind Hjertholm Fiskerud, Bergens Tidende’s long term development editor, will contribute to advancing the work on artificial intelligence (AI) in Schibsted’s Norwegian and Swedish media houses. In recent months, alongside his role as development editor, Fiskerud has been central to a project across Schibsted’s news division, which has examined, among

Seven AI hacks that could improve Aftonbladet

A fact checker that tells you what is true and not in tv-debates, an AI-generated podcast featuring the most popular articles and the Aftonbladet AI chatbot. These are only three out of seven ideas from an AI hackathon arranged by Aftonbladet. “It was amazing to see how many innovative ideas

How Schibsted works to influence EU regulations

Find out how Petra Wikström and the Public Policy team work behind the scenes among politicians and bureaucrats. During a session at Nordic Media Days in Bergen in May, Petra Wikström didn’t expect too many people to show up to hear her talk about EU’s efforts to regulate the global

VG wins prestigious European award for its transparency initiative

The “How we work in VG” portal was launched in October 2022. VG won the category “Best trust initiative” during the European Digital Award 2023 held by the international press organization Wan-Ifra. “Trust is perhaps the most important element of editor-controlled media today. The fact that VG has received international

Great success for Schibsted and Bergens Tidende at the 2023 INMA Global Media Awards

Schibsted’s regional newspaper Bergens Tidende clinched the prestigious “Best in Show” at the INMA Global Media Awards 2023 for their groundbreaking project, “Journey Around the World.” “It’s hard to believe that a small regional newspaper from a small country like Norway could win the most prestigious prize in competition with

News as music – Aftonbladet and IN/LAB explore the journalism of the future

A news service that presents news to the beat of AI-generated music – or as an AI-generated rap song. Aftonbladet and Schibsted’s innovation lab IN/LAB are now using AI to help in an experiment to get more young people to participate in independent journalism. In the fall of 2022, innovation

E24 has become Norway’s most widely read financial online newspaper

On average 527,814 readers visited every day during the last quarter. This makes E24 the eighth largest website in Norway, according to figures from the Mediabedriftenes Landsforening (MBL). E24 is part of Schibsted’s family of digital brands.  The number of readers has increased compared to the same period last

Aftenposten wins big at Media Awards

Aftenposten took home top prize “Media house of the year” as well as several other awards.  The media awards are handed out by the National Association of Media Companies during the Nordic Media Days in Bergen. Winning a total of nine prizes, it was certainly a night to celebrate for

Aftenposten wins the SKUP Prize and VG is awarded diploma

“Our journalists operate at a world-class level and the entire Schibsted group should be proud ,” says Editor-in-Chief Trine Eilertsen after Aftenposten won the SKUP Prize for the second year in a row. The SKUP Prize is the most prestigious award Norwegian journalists can receive for investigative and critical journalism.

VG’s news editor is named editor of the year

“She’s equipped with a strong will and clear opinions about what the newspaper should be and must become,” says the jury about Tora Bakke Håndlykken, news editor at VG. Oslo Redaktørforening (Oslo Editors’ Association) named this year’s editors in Oslo and Akershus last night. In strong competition with NRK’s foreign