— Trinity Mirror (LSE: TNI) Mobile: Having launched 13 mobile sites for its leading regional papers last year, Trinity Mirror is now stepping up efforts to monetise mobile traffic through a deal with paid search company Mobile Commerce. The software creates a mixture of sponsored advertiser links and organic search results within publishers’ mobile pages. Via How-Do
—thelondonpaper: News International’s evening freesheet thelondonpaper is to relaunch its website next month and will add networking and blogging features through a new deal with US social media company Pluck. The redesign has taken six months to complete. From NMA.
—Schibsted: Norwegian newspaper publisher Schibsted is on the hunt for a new CEO after Kjell Aamot announced he would step down before March 1 next year. Aamot has been a major force in the company and in Scandinavian publishing, leading Schibsted since it was formed in 1989, making him one of Norway’s longest-serving chief execs. The company says the his decision to leave was mutually agreed with the board. Release.
— Telegraph Media Group: The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph and Telegraph.co.uk now have a permanent presence in the Middle East: publisher Telegraph Media Group has appointed its Beijing correspondent Richard Spencer to head up its new Dubai office. Spencer spent six years in China and will now be covering the whole Gulf region.