Government direct subsidies to newspapers and news media in the Nordic countries, 2000-2021
Government direct subsidies to newspapers and news media expressed in national currencies and current prices. Data for Finland, Norway and Sweden cover 2000–2021, while data for Denmark cover 2018–2021, and Iceland 2020–2021.
In Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden, data refer to final sums distributed to news media each year. In Norway, data refer to the state allocations transferred to the Norwegian Media Authority, which administers the subsidies, which might differ slightly from the final sums distributed.
The tables also present information on the temporary support schemes in 2020, aiming to compensate news media for lost revenues during the Covid-19 pandemic.