I have used Le Monde Blogger Platform as one example what newspaper publisher can do for the (existing and potential) readers / users and with blogs, for a while. Now Le Monde has relaunched the Online Portal with lots of good stuff and solutions for the benefit of their visitors and users / readers (and hopefully also for more profit and a turn around for Le Monde).
Here ist the article on the relaunch
As I don't understand French, I post you an entry from editorsweblog.org, and recomment you to go on Le Monde.fr
Online to see for yourself!
"France: Le Monde capitalizes on Internet opportunities
LeMonde.fr has revamped its ten year old website, changing its presentation, content, and facilitating site navigation. Less than a quarter of the digital publication will be the same articles that are published in the print edition. Breaking news will be available to everyone and subscribers will be offered additional content and services. All webpages have been redesigned to take full advantage of online features such as video, blogs, search, and interactivity. Reading the online edition will also flow more smoothly as links to related articles and breaking news will be posted at the end of all articles, thus avoiding the "back" button. Le Monde will also syndicate its site with RSS."
LeMonde.fr has about 600.000 visitors a day and 60.000 subscribers.