Nieuws - Amsterdam: Press fund to include free dailies
Dutch minister Ronald Plasterk, who is "responsible for the media," remains concerned about "commercial influences" on the media, a trend toward which free newspapers gravitate.
For example, Metro International has "Blunt day," in which musician James Blunt will act as editor-in-chief of Metro publications on November 17.
The Dutch Press Fund will have €1 million for support in 2009, with €2.3 million a year following. (Source: Editors Webblog)
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