Online journalism plays an enriching part for media pluralism. The temporary subsidy for the promotion of online journalism aims at supporting publishers who meet the criteria of quality, professionalism and publishing frequency.
The subsidy is not only available to new players in the field who do not yet benefit from state aid but also to existing players, provided the latter are developing their online offer by respecting certain criteria.
The press bodies have to submit their application to the Communications and Media Service (Service des médias et des communications).
Each natural or legal person established in Luxembourg who is in the information business can apply for the temporary subsidy for the promotion of online journalism.
Eligible press bodies must have met for at least 6 months at the time of filing their application the following conditions:
These criteria must be complied with throughout the lifetime of the publication.
The payment of the subsidy may stop immediately at any time if non-compliance with any of the conditions required is detected.
The applicant must submit an application for the temporary promotion scheme for online journalism to the Communications and Media Service, together with the following documents:
The Minister for Communications and Media decides, on the advice of the Consultative Commission ‘Presse en ligne’, what further action to take concerning the application.
The amount of aid is EUR 100,000.
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