BookBeat, the digital book service from Bonnier Books, is ramping up with a big campaign in Sweden and a launch in neighboring Finland. We talked with BookBeat CEO Niclas Sandin about the startup and what’s in store.
MTV to sell its radio business and start collaboration with Bauer Media around multimedia solutions.
Jarkko Nordlund, Managing Director at Universal Music Finland & Baltic, has been appointed new CEO at MTV.
Nordic online retailer Adlibris adds new product lines for creative customers.
Prizewinners announced yesterday.
Sales organizations merged for major Finnish radio stations.
During a Skype interview, Martti Lindholm of MTV in Finland and David Hall of TV4 in Sweden talked about Twitter, gaining new perspectives on your job and trading places under Bonnier’s GROW program.
New book service mashes up reviews, social media and a wide range of information on authors and events to give Finns something extra.
Science Illustrated comes out not with one, not two... but four new apps.
Major restructuring continues at MTV with new partnerships and a new division.
Internet's top global award goes to Finland's favorite radio station.
The top journalists and journalism were honored yesterday at Finland's Grand Prize for Journalism, broadcast live on MTV.
Sweden's best content agency makes moves into Finland and Norway.
Increased focus on special interest magazines.
Former managing director for MTV Viihde and Subtv Tomi Halonen to take over Radio Nova.
WSOY author wins the first Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize.
Big changes in store for Finnish TV viewers at MTV3, AVA, Sub and Radio Nova.
Organization changes at Denmark-based magazine publisher Bonnier Publications aim to strengthen the company’s digital operations.
Designer gets inspiration half way around the world under GROW program.
Updated websites, more play-on-demand service and a new brand umbrella for MTV Media as the Finnish broadcaster restructures.
Finland's powerful women leaders come together for book release.
The relaunch of Radio Nova's website focuses on social media and web radio.
Armed with curiosity and a desire to learn new things, GROW participant takes on a new job in Stockholm.
Making local advertisers see the value of TV advertising is behind the success of Bonnier Sales Awards finalist.
Programming from Radio Nova tied to Spotify user favorites a world first.
Anna Borné Minberger to become new CEO for Pocket Shop starting April 1, 2013.
For online retailer Discshop the biggest challenges are also opportunities says CEO Henrik Oscarsson.
Finland’s AVA gives viewers a chance to be part of shaping the TV channel’s image.
New book series for do-it-yourselfers from Gør det Selv magazine focuses on making your home a better place to live.
Photo editor Verena Vogt keeps her title but changes jobs completely for three months, exchanging Berlin for Helsinki under the GROW program.
Costume magazine premieres in Finland.
A kick start for audio books in Finland.
MTV Media hits the mark with its IIHF World Championship project.
Heikki Rotko to succeed Pekka Karhuvaara at the helm of MTV Media.
Svensk Filmindustri tackles the social media question across the Nordic region.
A love of literature has taken GROW participant Leena Salo from Finland to the U.K.
GROW participant takes advantage of the hustle and bustle of Beijing.
Finland to launch its own version of Costume magazine - with content co-creation.
Finland to launch its own version of Costume magazine - with content co-creation.
GROW participant Mari Rasimus gets a new perspective on her job – and life in general – in San Francisco.
MTV Media raises awareness of the fragile Baltic Sea.
Winners of the Finnish Grand Prize for Journalism 2011 announced.
Vi i Villa comes up with a new idea to draw readers and please advertisers.
The Nordic fitness and well-being title i Form turns 25 in 2012.
Finnish women's well-being title Evita rethinks itself.
For the first time, using Facebook the public can vote for the audience favorite in the Finnish Grand Prize for Journalism.
Finland's MTV3 gave voters the big and small picture in the recent presidential election.
MTV3 Wins big in the Golden Venlas.
Finnish crime writer Leena Lehtolainen scores it big with Amazon Publishing. Tammi’s Hannu Harju interviews the author.
Finland's Olivia breaks new ground, with readers helping decide content for the latest issue of the magazine.
When Helsinki celebrates as Design Capital 2012, MTV Media will be there as a partner - and as a key purveyer of design.
Finnish publisher Werner Söderström to release Moomin app at the Bologna Book Fair. Publisher Lippo Luukkonen talks about the app and children's literature on tablets.
Finland's MTV Media to combine its Makuja recipe service with the popular restaurant site Eat.fi.
Brilliant apps are the goal at Bonnier Dev Camp in Helsinki later this month. It’s a new idea from magazine publisher Bonnier Publications Oy.
Hockey Friday hits CANAL+ in Finalnd again in November, with new commentators and experts.
GROW participant meets American TV - and alligators - when he trades Finland for Florida.
We spoke with Bonnierförlagen CEO Jacob Dalborg and Bonnier Media Deutschland CEO Hartmut Jedicke about the new roles each will be taking – Dalborg on the boards of the Finnish and Norwegian book companies and Jedicke as board chair for Bonnier Publishing in the U.K.
Maria Curman will be stepping down as CEO for Bonnier Books at the end of 2011 after ten years as CEO.
Finnish author-illustrator Jukka Lemmetty's Alpo finds new life in an app for kids.
Finland's Olivia magazine to publish February issue using crowdsourcing: Readers will be deciding the content.
Bonnier Magazines becomes majority owner of Mediafy, the Nordic region's biggest magazine subscription retailer.
Licorice, a chance meeting and new ways of working are three things GROW participant Kerstin Schöfisch will remember when she finishes a three-month stint in Helsinki.
Sub in Finland and TV4 and Canal+ in Sweden win PromaxBDA Awards in major global TV contest.
New app from MTV Media gives subscribers access to the latest news and more.
The distance between Helsinki and Stockholm isn't far for GROW participant Lauri Lampi.
GROW participant Tiki Murray brings greener thinking from Helsinki to Carlsbad, California.
The voyage from Finland to Sweden may not be far, but it's been full of fascinating work and funny people for GROW participant Emma Halmekoski.
Finland's Olivia magazine and its readers give something back with a different kind of volunteer project.
The latest design news from Finland: Divaaniblogit.fi, a new blog community for those interested in interior design.
MTV3's news program 45 minuuttia wins journalism prize from the Finnish editor's association.
Svensk Filmindustri deal with MGM covers Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland and includes both theatrical and DVD/BluRay Disc rights.
Sponsored contests give added value to Bonnier Publication's Vi i Villa magazine.
Plans are already underway for giving TV viewers more of everything for the Hockey World Championships in 2012. MTV Oy and Canal+ will be providing a range of hockey offerings.
As part of his winnings, Finland's Top Chef Akseli Herlevi got his own cookbook, which sold out in the first week.
Keeping the same job title, but living, working and speaking a new language in a different country is what excited Tiina Tuomala when she applied for a chance to “GROW.”
In Finland, the MTV3 and Sub TV channels start a new blog initiative on their business-to-business website, Spotti.fi.
The everyday pace of life is not as rushed and hectic in Finland compared to New York, says GROW participant Elona Zejnati.
GROW participant from Finland's MTV3 fits right in with Danish culture and life at business daily Børsen.
Bonnier Sales Awards Field Representative of the Year finalist Lauri Ogawa has the right attitude and positive outlook to turn the hard times into successes.
What does it take to build a magazine app on the Mag+ platform for the iPad and other tablets? Design Director Tuomas Jääskeläinen of Bonnier Publications Oy answers questions about his work with the recent Best of Olivia app for Finnish woman's title Olivia.
Kati Jaakonen's Hellapoliisi - Stove Police - recently won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award 2010 in the Best Blogger Cookbook category.
GROW participant from Denmark finds Helsinki weather cold, but the people anything but.
Real estate portal Jokakoti.fi is now owned by MTV Oy as well as Finland's biggest real estate companies.
A new cell phone website, popular auction service and check-in possibilities for Sweden's biggest magazine.
Finnish GROW participant Riku Antikainen takes on new challenges at a new company in Stockholm.
Helsinki interior design fans have a new app from interior design magazine Divaani.
GROW participant Timo Kiuru takes full advantage of the differences between Finland and the U.S.
Bo Bedre, Denmark's No. 1 interior design magazine, turns 50 with fanfare.
Starting Feb. 21, Magnus Dimert takes over at online book retailer Adlibris.
Olivia marks its fourth birthday with an "acts of kindness" campaign and a special iPad issue.
Finland's AVA, the TV channel for women aged 24-54, is now on free cable TV.
Tammi, the publisher that brought manga to Finland, takes home all the manga prizes at DesuTalks.
MTV Media shows, actors and executives win Golden Venlas, Finland's Emmy awards.
Daniel Domscheit-Berg's Inside WikiLeaks wasn't just a hot property for Ullstein Buchverlage in Germany. The upcoming release was quickly snapped up by other publishers. Ullstein's Pia Götz explains.
Finnish women's magazine Olivia makes a splash with its new app: Olivia Shoppaa.
One of Finland's most famous actors tours with his first novel, published by Tammi.
Finland is about to become funnier with the new pay-channel MTV3 Komedia.
Getting fresh ideas for the web by day and enjoying Helsinki's funk music scene by night, GROW participant Rebecca Kinnear takes full advantage of her job change.
Branded books with all the bells and whistles are what Finland's Kids.fi is all about.
Subscribers to Canal+ will soon be watching Boardwalk Empire, the latest hit series from HBO in the U.S.
Finnish TV series Easy Living has been bought by Warner Bros. and U.S. production company Warner Horizon will do an American version of the popular drama from MTV3.
It takes more than having 1.6 million daily viewers in a country of 5.3 million to attract advertsiers. Finnish commercial channel Sub offers its advertisers something more with its Substanssi seminar.
After a year of discussion and planning, MTV3.fi has a new front page. MTV3’s Petteri Ruotsalainen explains why.
Getting ad agencies up to speed on radio campaigns, Finland's Radio Nova takes a novel approach.
A new digital system will be hitting Finnish theaters soon, thanks to distributor FS Film Oy. The benefits are many, says Timo Räisänen, head of distribution.
2.3 million readers, Vi i Villa is Sweden's biggest circulation magazine. It reaches all homeowners in Sweden and is financed completely by advertising.
The WWF's work on preserving the Baltic gets support from Finland's MTV3.
From music to DVDs, chocolate to crafts, Homeenter has a mail-order club for just about everyone.
Educational books for children before they start school to launch in August.
Radio Nova's popular morning show Aamun Radio grabs listeners with a new website.
Tips from Bonnier magazines on the latest in eyewear for summer.
With Editor-in-Chief Niina Leino at the helm, Finland's Olivia magazine has plenty to celebrate.
MTV3 to broadcast IIHF World Hockey Championship for 2012-2017, a key program in hockey-loving Finland.
Journalists honored for their achievements in print and radio.
The Finnish Magazine Awards once again recognize Olivia and Divaani as finalists in Finland's only magazine prizes.
Minna Ahlsten is a master of big deals at MTV3, something that has helped her become a finalist in the Bonnier Sales Awards.
Listening to customers is key, says Bonnier Sales Awards finalist Paul Arpikari.
At Bonnier Publications in Finland, readership numbers show Olivia is the top-read magazine in the country.
Finnish TV channel MTV3 retook the No. 1 spot in 2009.
MTV3 News is the first European TV channel to launch cooperation with US stock exchange company NASDAQ OMX.
The Big Brother final in Finland 2009 broke Sub's all-time viewing record. When the winner was announced, 973,000 viewers were tuned in, which is hugely impressive as the Finnish population is 5.3 million.
Difficult, interesting, amusing, insulting, joyful, and great. Our Russian GROW ambassador Lisa have a lot of emotions after three months in Helsinki.
The oldest morning show in the Nordic countries, Huomenta Suomi (Good Morning, Finland), was first broadcasted on December 1, 1989.
Sigurd is looking at his final days as a GROW ambassador in Finland and takes a magazine legend out for dinner.
Our Russian GROW ambassador Lisa becomes a tv star in Finland!
Our GROW blogger Sigurd finds that there is always a naked story to tell from Finland.
Herta Müller, whose books in Swedish are published by Wahlström & Widstrand and in Finnish by Tammi, is this year's Nobel laureate in literature.
Sigurd finds out that it's pretty easy being a Norwegian in Helsinki.
Our Russian GROW ambassador explores the milk-drinking Finns in the land of the Hobbits.
GROW ambassador Sigurd Eriksen tries training and sauna in Helsinki.
Do you eat when you're not even hungry? Did you believe that the open air is good for you because of the oxygen? What if your childhood memories were false? Answers to these and other questions can be found in a new magazine called Evita.
A Russian GROW ambassador has arrived in MTV3.
Scandinavian major Svensk Filmindustri is further strengthening its production activities in the Nordic countries.
GROW's Michael celebrates his birthday and his father's birthday with an exploration of Germany, including a stop at Leipzig's F/Stop International Photography Festival.
The Illustreret Videnskab spin-off proves that history never goes out of style, with a quickly-growing readership in the Nordic region.
GROW's Floridian Michael Goesele celebrates Midsummer in Finland and observes the differences between layouts in American and Finnish magazines.
GROW's Michael Goesele revels in the challenge of applying his design skills to Finland's Evita.
Bonnier Publishing Program 3.0: 20 participants, 40 speakers, 16 companies in 3 countries.
GROW ambassador Michael Goesele discovers that the Finns create the most magazines per capita.
From Finland back to Florida: Our GROW blogger thanks her co-workers for a great three months.
For her last trip before her return to the U.S., GROW blogger Shannon takes a quick trip to Amsterdam.
Finnish publisher Tammi's classic series Gula Biblioteket celebrates their 55th anniversary with pocket-sized versions.
Our Floridian GROW blogger in Helsinki likes the May issue of Olivia.
Our GROW blogger in Helsinki celebrates Easter, Finland-style.
GROW blogger Shannon says goodbye to her first Helsinki friend.
Our Floridian gives us her take on a shared trip to Copenhagen.
Finnish beauty and well-being magazine Evita makes its debut in September 2009.
From Florida to Finland: our GROW participant enjoys a real Finnish sauna with co-workers.
From Florida to Finland: Half way done! Shannon helps with the launch of Olivia's new Website.
Our Floridian in Helsinki on the things that make her go hmmmm...
From Florida to Finland: this graphic designer trades her flip flops for skis in Helsinki.