For the second year in a row, VG swept the board at the European Digital Media Awards ceremony. The news that VG would receive two ‘internet Oscars’ came on Tuesday evening.
BT won the SKUP Award for Investigative Journalism, and Aftenposten won one of the prestigious diplomas and the award for International Reporter.
Six months after A-magasinet was relaunched Aftenposten received Norway’s most prestigious design award, the “Label for Good Design” (Merket for god design).
Sweden’s radio and TV authorities have decided that Aftonbladet will get broadcasting rights for terrestrial television in the period 2014 – 2020.
Prisjakt is growing in Norway and has hired Carolina Appelqvist to head its newly established local organization.
Schibsted Classified Media buys the Hungarian classifieds site Expressz.hu and takes full ownership of the car advertising site Használtautó.hu.
Stine Halla Stav is the new CFO, Ola E. Stenberg is the new digital editor and Espen Sundve is the new development and chief technology officer in VG.
Morten Jacobsen will have responsibility for IT and technology development in Schibsted Norge (SNO) and will be part of the Group management.
Stig Waagbø has been appointed new CEO of Schibsted Tech Polska. He will remain part of the expanded Group management in Schibsted Norge.
A new report from FINN shows that items totaling NOK 4.8 billion were sold via FINN torget last year. Two million private ads were posted, representing a 3 percent growth on 2012 and a doubling of the number of ads published five years ago.
From 20 March, people can visit FINN for real, not just online, because on its 14th birthday FINN is opening a physical store in Grensen, Oslo.
Nieman Journalism Lab recommends the international media industry to look to Schibsted for successful models for news innovation.