18-year-olds may get free newspaper

Media minister Ronald Plasterk will do his best to find the money to give all 18-year-olds a free newspaper subscription for one year, if the papers themselves come up with a good plan, the Volkskrant reports on Friday.

‘I am waiting for suggestions from the sector… Then I will be prepared to try to find the resources,’ the minister said in an interview.
A similar initiative has been launched in France.

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