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Enjoy podcast tips from Podme!

Podme has been part of the Schibsted family since 2019. They offer more than 10,000 premium podcast episodes and this summer the Podme team shares their best recommendations for a perfect holiday sound experience. We will publish two recommendations each week on Schibsted’s social channels, one more targeted to the

Personalisering bakom Aftonbladets trafiksuccé under EM

Aftonbladet’s European Championship initiative is a success. As the final approaches, they have achieved the goal of eight million page views per day for Sportbladet, thanks to a new personalisation feature. “Thanks to a cross-departmental collaboration, we have created a new way to provide our sports readers with more unique

VG’s EM-profeten: Behind the scenes of a record-breaking login-success

VG’s EM-profeten has become a sensational hit, captivating football fans across Norway and setting new benchmarks for user engagement. The success of this interactive prediction game for the UEFA European Football Championship (EM) can be attributed to the innovative minds behind its development.  We spoke with journalist and editorial developer

”Listen to young people – include them in conversations like this”

35 percent of Swedes, primarily young people and women, often avoid news because it makes them feel distressed. In a panel discussion with, among others, Sweden’s Minister of Culture Parisa Liljestrand at Almedalsveckan, Schibsted Media’s Agnes Stenbom presented new solutions to capture young people’s interest in news – and transform

Espen Sundve Returns to Schibsted Media

Espen Sundve started at Schibsted as a summer intern in 2006. Now, he is returning to Schibsted Media as a senior advisor for CEO Siv Juvik Tveitnes and the company’s executive management. In this role, Espen Sundve will support the company’s executive management in realising the ambition of becoming the

VG-Lista – a success with legacy

On Friday 21 June, VG will host one of its most unique branding initiatives, a tradition since 1998 – VG-Lista – Scandinavia’s largest, free outdoor concert.  Vjollca Moazzem has been working with VG-Lista since 2012, but the concept dates back to the beginning of VG. It started out as VG’s

“Schibsted Media will stand strong on its own”

Today, the majority of the over 2,500 employees associated with Schibsted’s media operations begin their first day at the new company, Schibsted Media – a dedicated media company wholly owned by the Tinius Trust. The ambition is clear: to become the leading media destination in the Nordic region. This follows

Schibsted ASA completes sale of news media operations

Schibsted ASA (“Schibsted” or “Schibsted Marketplaces”) today announces that the divestment of its news media operations to the Tinius Trust through Blommenholm Industrier AS (collectively the “Trust”) has been completed. As first announced in December 2023, with a final agreement signed in March 2024, the decision to divest its news

Stay informed as Schibsted separates in two

Next week, Schibsted will be divided into two companies – one media company and one marketplaces company. By then, we will have two separate homepages and separate newsflows. If you want to keep getting news from media, sign up below! Earlier this spring, the final agreements were signed to sell

How VG’s journalists used AI to find signs of illegal adoptions

Norway’s leading news site, VG, has already developed a large portfolio of AI tools for its journalists. Here is how journalist Martin  Folkvord used AI to scan through 6,000 documents looking for signs of illegal adoptions.  How can artificial intelligence (AI) be used in investigative journalism? At a session at

How Schibsted sets up its employees for AI success

A ChatGPT enterprise agreement with OpenAI, GitHub Copilot, an AI Academy and an AI training course are just some of the ways Schibsted readies its employees for a future alongside AI. “We believe that the use and competence of AI among all employees who can use the tools must increase;

Schibsted ASA announces management changes

Schibsted ASA (“Schibsted” or “Schibsted Marketplaces”) today announced a new Executive Leadership Team, as part of its transformation into a new and more focused marketplaces company. The announcement follows the appointment of Christian Printzell Halvorsen as new CEO of Schibsted Marketplaces, communicated on 16 May 2024 (read more here). The