The Fritt Ord Foundation has published the list of grants for more than NOK 100 000 that were awarded in June 2018.
Approximately 100 grants were distributed in this round, 16 of which fall under the 'Norwegian Journalism' scheme. For example, the newspaper Vårt Land was granted NOK 300 000 for a new, weekly literary supplement. The newspapers Nordlys and Dagsavisen each received NOK 80 000 for projects in collaboration with Utsyn, a forum for foreign and security policy. Nordlys was granted funding for a series of articles entitled "Security for whom? A societal discussion about security perspectives", while Dagsavisen's planned series of opinion pieces is entitled "Norway in the world:".
The newspapers Kvinnheringen and Hallingdølen received NOK 100 000 each in support for local investigative projects.
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