Media

Publishers' group wants updated press subsidy system for digital age

1:56 min
  • The Swedish Media Publishers' Association wants to update the nation's press support system that gives public funds to newspapers.
  • The industry group, which represents newspapers and digital-only news outlets, says the current model from the 1970s is outdated.
  • Thomas Mattsson, the group's acting CEO, says the current system makes it hard for online-only publishers to receive subsidies.