Back after my annual week-long summer break with no technology. Now, sunburnt, I can resume my deskbound, keyboard pounding ways.
As recent posts indicate, Norway’s silly news season (cucumber news) is in full swing, and today not only provides a great example of the state of the national newspapers, it also marks the last time I use my hard-earned kroner on one for the foreseeable future.
While I may debate and lament the state of old media, Continue reading
Posted in Journalism, News from Norway, News headlines
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Alternatively, this could be titled – Why the Moose? – A brief history of how people learned about the service formerly known as Aftenposten’s News in English.
In the early days of the service – or to be bitterly honest, throughout virtually its entire lifetime – there was nothing resembling promotion from the powers that were.
In its first incarnation, NiE had been highly profitable, Continue reading
Posted in Journalism, New Media, News from Norway
Tagged Aftenposten, breastfeeding, Conan, Fark, moose, News in English, Norway, puppies, yogurt