Smashdig week in review: She saved a city’s local reporting
We've collected a few of the most read stories on the site this week to make sure you won't miss them.
How a Swedish journalist saved a city’s local reporting from her house
In this story, Adam Jönsson looks closer on the growing market of local media entrepreneurs who’ve started their own local digital newspapers. He meets, among others, the founder and editor of news site Bjuvsnytt.se, Marianne Rönnberg Galmor, to talk about her experiences in the media industry.
These Stockholm design students got 72 hours to fix public transportation
Erika Granath reports from Stockholm design school Hyper Island’s first ever Society Hack. Two-hundred and sixty one students locked themselves up for three days to work on how to fix public transit around the world.
Finnish ‘Airbnb for event venues’ plans on conquering Sweden
Smashdig’s Tobias Karlsson writes about the Finnish company Venuu and its plan to become number one, both in Sweden and Europe, in helping people find venues for various events.
Beatrice Carpvik brand manager at Consid
Erik Granath’s portrait of the hard-working Beatrice Carpvik is the most popular story on Smashdig this week. Carpvik talks about her way to the top at IT and management firm Consid.
How Swedish Snask became the ‘favorites’ of the Washington Post
The Washington Post Magazine looked at 40 agencies for the assignment of creating the cover image for the magazine’s first ‘‘Readers’ Favorite Issue.’’ Swedish Snask won. Adam Jönsson met the creative agency at its Stockholm headquarters for a revealing interview about the industry.