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20 Minutes Scrums down to stay ahead of the pack on mobile.

“A pure player that also edits a newspaper” is how Olivier Bonsart, president of 20 Minutes described the company in 2014, and while the brand made its debut with the free newspaper launched in 2002 the publisher has always stayed one step ahead of the game in digital.

Hold the front page! - Terror on the doorstep


“We are a very typical regional media house” began Andreas Kemper, the Digital Managing Editor of the Main-Post. “We have a circulation of 120,000, and an editorial staff of 150”.

Kemper's emphasis on being a normal newspaper like so many others was in stark contrast with the shock of a terror attack a stone's throw from the newsroom.

State of the (Desk-Net) Nation: Editorial Days 2017

Time may not be so kind to you or I, but as Desk-Net's workflow software gets more mature, it is becoming more wrinkle-free.

That was the message from Desk-Net founder Matthias Kretschmer at Editorial Days 2017 as he quietly acknowledged that it is now 10 years since the company was founded - “not that it feels like it”.