Friday, 27 September 2013
The big Swedish corporations, those that own Swedish newspapers are
making money but not as it supposed to have been. Corporations in the
newspapers business in Sweden are making losses.
Tuesday, 13 August 2013
The idea of no free news is heating up in Denmark as newspapers there
join some in Sweden, the UK and other places to charge for new content.
Tuesday, 06 August 2013
Modern Times Group or MTG announced that it has signed an agreement to
acquire 70percent of the merged assets of Darik News and Net Info
Monday, 24 June 2013
Watching television or films on personal computers in Sweden has now
attracted the Swedish government to stretch the television tax to PCs
blaming it on technological evolution. However, it remains unclear as
to whether it also applies to mobile phones and tablets.
Friday, 07 June 2013
Talking about biting the figure that feed you, the Swedish national
state own television, Swedish television (Svt) seems to have made its
master angry when it exposed critical questionable ethical
behaviour about one of Sweden state owned power companies, Telia Sonera.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
There is rumour
circulating in the Swedish media rumoursphere that the television
station TV4, will be shelving its new 24 hour news channel.
Monday, 06 May 2013
Finland is to
open its broadcasting more to the international arena by offering more
news in the English language - something scarcely seen in the
Scandinavian region. This makes Yle the first broadcaster to attempt
such feat from the region.
Sunday, 14 April 2013
secretly sent three journalists to accompany students to a field trip
to North Korea disguised as a research, which turned out to be a TV
documentary. Now London school of Economic (LSE) want the documentary
not to be shown but the BBC has refused to drop the programme.
22 February 2013
newspapers are no longer selling as before as Swedes become less
interested in buying a newspaper. Therefore Swedish print newspaper
editions have seen reduced circulations as more people choose to get
their news from the Internet.
There is an
atmosphere of uncertainty in Swedish TV 4 News as the company struggles
to cut workforce and perks in order to stem growing looses. But the
move by management has ignited bad blood between workers and management.
of the free newspaper group Metro International showed a loss after tax
of €1.7 million, or about Skr11.6 million, for the first quarter. This
compares with a loss of EUR 2.2 million a year ago.
As the Finnish
magazine market gets more competitive, hostile takeovers are being seen
as a strategy to stay ahead of others.
agency, Reuters, sues the Swedish government for taken too much charge
according to Swedish news reports.
As of April 16,
the television channel SuomiTV will be named FOX, following its
acquisition of the ailing channel in January. FOX is owned by media
mogul Rupert Murdoch.
Friday, 24 February 2012
Newspaper circulation in Sweden continues to decline but free
newspaper, Metro in turn, increase its circulation as well as the
Swedish business daily Dagens Industri.
Monday, 06 February 2012
Metro's main shareholder Kinnevik, with about 46.6 percent of the
capital and 42.4 percent of the vote, is reported to be making a
bid for the remaining shares in the free give away Newspaper group.