Sweden to spend millions to boost media in rural areas

Rural medias to get a boost in Sweden. (Pixabay)
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.

Related stories from around the North:

Canada: Biggest danger to Arctic business is protectionism says Arctic Economic Council chair, Eye on the Arctic

Finland:  News in Russian still important in Finland, 100 years after independence, The Independent Barents Observer

Norway: Barents Observer Editor Thomas Nilsen’s case against FSB up in Moscow City Court, The Independent Barents Observer

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

Radio Sweden

For more news from Sweden visit Radio Sweden.

Do you want to report an error or a typo? Click here!

Leave a Reply

Note: By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that Radio Canada International has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Radio Canada International does not endorse any of the views posted. Your comments will be pre-moderated and published if they meet netiquette guidelines.
Netiquette »

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *