Lars Damgaard
strategic user experience designer
May 22nd 2013

Introducing the metered model at Politiken

At Politiken, we have been working hard to finish our interpretation of the metered model, which means that from this day on, we will be charging money for the high-quality journalistic content that Politiken produces. The video below shows the campaign animation made by Philip Ytournel.

The user experience concept more or less follows the pattern that NYT established:


The screenshot above shows an example of the screen that the user sees when approaching the limit of 25 free articles.

We are very excited and look forward to enter the world of paid content.

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December 3rd 2013

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My colleague and I have designed a new section on Politiken that invites stories to be told in more rich and exiting ways than what can be achieved in usual content templates.

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July 26th 2015

Who controls the user experience in the age of distributed content?

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