Press & News


Empowering consumers

Prisjakt helps consumers across seven countries to make more informed purchasing decisions. The team behind Prisjakt is dedicated to transparency, and now machine learning is helping them scale it. Prisjakt is a price- and product comparison site with the goal to guide consumers into making smarter purchasing decisions. The company

Minimizing the environmental impact

Distribution Innovation wants to use new technologies in ways that make sense for both people and the planet. With the help of AI they are working to minimize their environmental emissions, but they are convinced that humans still make the best detectives. Distribution Innovation (DI) is part of the Schibsted

Identifying biases in the news

The Schibsted newspaper Bergens Tidende is an insight-driven news organization. Their audience engagement team is using computer vision to give female readers more relevant content. From their experience, pairing high- and low-tech solutions is key to success. The small and agile audience engagement team based on Norway’s southwestern coast delivers

Norway launches national AI strategy

On Tuesday Jan 14th, the Norwegian Minister of Digitalisation Nikolai Astrup presented Norway’s first ever National strategy on Artificial Intelligence. The Norwegian AI strategy serves as a high-level description of the government’s ambitions to steer and support AI developments in the country. Schibsted has contributed with suggestions during its development,

Schibsted joins forces with Bristol University to create pioneering carbon measurement tool for digital services

Bristol University’s Department of Computer Science and nine leading media companies including Schibsted, with facilitation from sustainability experts Carnstone, have together launched DIMPACT – a new collaboration to map the carbon impacts of digital value chains. The 12-month collaboration will see computer science researchers from the University of Bristol working

Schibsted invests in Norwegian startup Nettbil

Schibsted acquires 67% of Norwegian startup Nettbil – a digital marketplace for auction-based car sales to dealers all over Norway. Schibsted will be a majority owner with a 67% stake in the company. Nettbil brings together car dealers from all over the country in their digital marketplace, where they can

Espen Egil Hansen (Chief Editor and CEO of Aftenposten) takes on a new role in Schibsted

Espen Egil Hansen (54) has decided to step down as Chief Editor and CEO of Aftenposten. As of New Year, he will take up the position as Director of New Media Concepts in Schibsted. The process of finding Hansen’s successor is underway. “Espen has been a visible leader in Schibsted’s

Schibsted appoints new Director of Public Policy

Schibsted is pleased to announce that Petra Wikström has been appointed to the role of Director of Public Policy. Karin Petterson, previously in the position, will take over as new Culture Editor in Aftonbladet. Kristin Skogen Lund, CEO of Schibsted stated: “We are delighted that Petra will be taking the

Schibsted Future Report 2020

Schibsted’s yearly outlook on trends is here. Read about our future digital reality, the history behind the idea to break up the tech giants, fashion shame – and many more stories, written by Schibsted people. The report will be launched at a tech event called Rethinking in Oslo today where

Polaris Media has signed final transaction agreements related to the establishment of the new media house group ‘Polaris Media South’

In September 2019, it was announced that Polaris Media, together with Agderposten Medier, will establish a new media house group in the southern region of Norway. The Schibsted media houses Fædrelandsvennen, Lindesnes Avis and Lister – as well as our distribution business in Vest-Agder – will be part of the

How to ensure democracy and free speech online – a new report by Schibsted

How can we give social networks their share of responsibility for the content they distribute, and at the same time defend our freedom of expression? This is the question Schibsted addresses in the report released today. Our democracies are vulnerable. The moment we start discussing whether an election result would

Schibsted Q3 2019 reporting

Schibsted  released its Q3 2019 report 25 October 2019.