The parliament has agreed to start spending 677 million kronor on a new kind of media subsidy.
Radio Sweden spoke to the publishers’ association, which welcomes the reform, which will target areas that today are more or less lacking media coverage today and also embrace all kinds of media instead of just newspapers.
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Finland: News in Russian still important in Finland, 100 years after independence, The Independent Barents Observer
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Sweden: Rural citizen journalism and fake news in the spotlight in North Sweden, Radio Sweden
Russia: Report: Russia spread fake news and disinformation in Sweden, Radio Sweden
United States: ADN newspaper reverts to its older name, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Public Media