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Danish public broadcaster DR faces 20% funding cut over 5 years as licence fee vanishes

Wednesday 28 March 2018 | 12:04 CET | News
Swedish consultancy Mediavision said the Danish government and political party Dansk Folkeparti have agreed to replace the public broadcasting service fee with a tax-funded system. This is expected to cause a 20 percent reduction in funding for public broadcaster DR over the next five years, it said. This corresponds to about half the cost of running DR's main television channel DR1, or the entire Danish public radio operation.

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Companies: Amazon / DR / Egmont
Countries: Denmark / Norway / Sweden
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