"The Swedish news site Nyheter24 has been criticized for including a list of most downloaded TV-shows on their site, and linking directly to the torrent detail pages on The Pirate Bay." (The direct links seem to have been removed since this was published)
The newspapers "all said they had no evidence to suggest it created more traffic to their respective news sites, but it created more loyal users and was a way of connecting with the blogosphere"
Aftonbladet.se noticed a 12% increase in incoming links after the news site started showing blog links to articles. ... [and] incoming traffic from aftonbladet.se to the blog network [webblogg.se] quadrupled.
"Sweden's biggest commercial TV-channel is acquiring politikerbloggen.se for 1m SEK (about £75,000). The blog was set up by [political reporter] Niklas Svensson after he was ousted from Swedish tabloid Expressen ... "
"Metrobloggen [is] a new blog tool where the free daily Metro offers its hosted bloggers 3 öre (about half a US cent) per page view."