Paid content comes out top at Digital Media Europe

This past week I took a trip to Copenhagen for the WAN IFRA hosted Digital Media Europe event, a gathering of 300 likeminded attendees eager to discuss the current and future state of the media industry, and listen to insights from many of their peers. Differing from the expo style approach of the annual World Publishing Continue reading

Introducing DrEdition for Magazines

DrEdition for Magazines is here to help you curate and publish stunning browser based digital magazines and newspapers with a with a fast loading user experience that can be run on your own terms and platform. In Norway Dagens Næringsliv have recently adopted the format, and on launch saw a spike in subscriptions alongside an Continue reading

The Scandinavian Newsroom Solution

In 2016 we partnered with Swedish based company Roxen to collaborate with Dagens Næringsliv to revamp the in house production process for the daily printed newspaper, and we have created a small video to tell you a bit more about the challenge and the results.   Scandinavian Newsroom Solution on Vimeo. Thanks to Petter and Jørgen Continue reading

Digital News Initiative

We are excited to announce that our joint application with Nettavisen has been successful in achieving funding from Google in the Round 2 DNI Innovation fund results announced on 17th November. The Digital News Initiative is a partnership between Google and news publisher in Europe to support high quality journalism through technology and innovation and Continue reading

Hey, we moved!

Summer in Oslo is usually the time when everyone vacates the city and heads to the mountains and lakes for some quality kick back time, but not so for us this year! After 3 years in Grensen in the heart of Oslo we decided it was time for a change, and so in the humid Continue reading

Profiling JavaScript performance using the WebInspector.

When you have a specific feature in your web application that is starting to feel slow, it can be hard to find out exactly what’s going on in a complex event driven application. The profiler in the WebInspector in Google Chrome is an excellent tool for helping you out with this. This is our experience Continue reading

Improved paste after import in DrFront v3

We added a new feature in DrFront v3.31.0 today. When pasting articles from the import panel the article will no longer be full size by default, instead it will use the same size as the article which it’s pasted on. This is a feature that existed in DrFront v2, but was removed in v3. We Continue reading

10 tips for very decent front page editing

Front pages (home pages) are an important distribution point for almost any media outlet. Anything from 80% to 50% of all visits to an article stems from the front page in Scandinavia, usually. Internationally, a more normal rate is close to 30%.  Which ever camp you’re in, the front page is important for distributing your news. 10 things to Continue reading