Development subsidies for printed general newspapers
The purpose of development subsidies is to provide printed general newspapers with the necessary preconditions for developing long term electronic publication services with a high level of editorial quality. The overall objective of the development support is to encourage media diversity and democratic debate.
Subsidies are granted to the extent that funds are available, i.e. how much has been allocated for press subsidies. For 2016, up to SEK 35 million is available for development subsidies.
The ordinance on development subsidies came into effect on 1 April 2016. A first round of applications was completed in the summer and the Press Subsidies Council made its first decision on development subsidies during the autumn.
The next round of applications will be in December 2016.