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With its business model squarely built around reader revenue, getting users logged in is a critical step toward payment. So the Times is making a “shift from platform to reader.”
VGTV, an offshoot of the tabloid Verdens Gang, has benefited from Schibsted’s strategy for innovation: separate the new business from the mothership until it is well established, and then reintegrate it back with the whole.
Faktisk.no is a new collaboration between newspapers Dagbladet and VG and the country’s public broadcaster NRK: “One of the first things we realized was that we had to sit outside our own organizations.”
“That’s what we want to achieve with the embedded teams: Figure out what really works, and then if we nail it, we scale it.”
In the second part of our series on European models of news industry innovation, Ken Doctor looks at a Norwegian media company that’s expanded far beyond national borders — and found revenue success with online classifieds.
June 1, 2009