Posts Tagged ‘ citizen journalism ’

Version 3.0 of VGNP

May 2nd, 2009 | By Vidar Meisingseth

The first customers to upgrade to version 3.0 of VG News Portal are two spanishtalking newspapers. In Medellin in Colombia the “El Colombiano” has upgraded to this step. They have also decided and switched to Teknograd regarding hosting. Today all the news from readers in Medellin first go to the safe server in Oslo before
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“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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Citizen journalism in “El Colombiano”

May 7th, 2008 | By Vidar Meisingseth

The Medellin-based national newspaper El Colombiano 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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VG News Portal as a hosted service

Feb 1st, 2008 | By Vidar Meisingseth

In cooperation with Teknograd AS, VG is now happy to announce that we can offer the VG News Portal on a hosted server. This means that the customer do not need to do any infrastructural changes or additions to start using the VG News Portal. This also ensures that the server is being maintained and
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VG News Portal supports video

Jan 8th, 2008 | By Vidar Meisingseth

VGNP now supports video conversion using external conversion engine. This means that all incoming video will be converted to Flash Video format, so that it can be played directly in the VGNP only requiring a Flash video player. For customers who do not have their own conversion tools, Teknograd can now offer video conversion as
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