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Meet VGNP at 3 conferences

Jun 25th, 2010 | By Vidar Meisingseth

VG News Portal is represented with our stand at 3 major conferences this year.  At IFRA Expo in Hamburg, “Publish Asia” in Kuala Lumpur,  “Newsroom Summit” in London. The annual IFRA Expo this year will be located to Hamburg. In addition the “World Editors Forum” also will take place in Hamburg at the same time.
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London conference postponed to September

Apr 20th, 2010 | By Vidar Meisingseth

The 9th International Newsroom Summit in London was postponed to September 8th-9th due to the volcanic situation in Europe. VG News Portal will be there with our stand and a demo session in September.



VGNP in London at the 9th International Newsroom Summit

Apr 14th, 2010 | By Vidar Meisingseth

You will find VG News Portal at one of only 6 stands at the 9th International Newsroom Summit in London April 21-22. The theme of the conference this year is ” Building the new generation newsroom” Among the many topics you will hear about social media and audience engagement, location-based and data-supported editorial services. Geotagging
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ASIA very interesting market

Dec 6th, 2009 | By Vidar Meisingseth

The VGNP stand was very popular among the participants of the 2009 annual WAN/WEF-world conference – this year held in Hyderabad in South India. The easy use of the software and the ability to live monitoring the incoming information flow , is very interesting for many media houses. Many news organizations have a quite chaotic
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VG News Portal in Kuala Lumpur

Jun 27th, 2009 | By Vidar Meisingseth

VG News Portal will meet Asian editors and CEO`s in the Newsroom Summit Asia 09 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 8-9th. VGNP will have a stand and a presentation at the conference of the idea behind the product. Project Manager Vidar Meisingseth from VG and Mr. Fredrik Davidsson from Teknograd AS will represent the VG
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VG News Portal pushes local news

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By Vidar Meisingseth

- Verdens Gang (VG) in Norway has become well known for its constant innovation in everything new media and for always pushing the envelope to connect with its vast audience. – VG News Portal is a perfect example of how the company has leveraged one of its core assets in a commercial way. It`s IFRA
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Workshop in Malmö

Jun 5th, 2009 | By Peder Godvik

The VG News Portal project team meet up for a two day workshop session in Malmö. We talked about current status of the project, the future and also spent some time at Moving Images 2009.



“Great example – Abu Dhabi

Dec 1st, 2008 | By Peder Godvik

“One great example was Vidar Meisingseths presentation about VG News Portal, a Norwegian news site that gets a huge percentage of its revenue from online and a substantial amount of news from amateur photographers and “tips” that come in via SMS, phone and email”. Joichi Ito, senior visiting researcher at the Keio Research Institute. He
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VG 1st prize winners

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By Vidar Meisingseth

The VG logo was found all over the IFRA in Amsterdam. – We are very happy to be the winner of IFRA XMA Cross Media Awards 2008, said CEO of VG, Mr Torry Pedersen, just after receiving the 1st prize. And when he visited the VG News Portal booth, he was very satisfied with the
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Citizen journalism in “El Colombiano”

May 7th, 2008 | By Vidar Meisingseth

The Medellin-based national newspaper El Colombiano http://www.elcolombiano.com/ in Colombia, now has installed and uses the VG News Portal as an important tool in their citizen journalism. – VG News Portal is a great opportunity to create communities of readers interested in hyperlocal contents, tells Catalina Montoya Piedrahita, head of the portal in the Colombian media
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