(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)
From 1 January 2006, the existence of several of the country's opinion-bearing newspapers is threatened. Including New Time.
The reason is Norway Post's decision last week on a dramatic increase in the postage requirement for sending the weekly newspapers from the New Year. Morgenbladet, Dag og Tid and Ny Tid are among those hardest hit. For this newspaper, the decision will mean an increase in distribution costs of 200-300 percent, over one million kroner, according to calculations made by the National Association of Local Newspapers (LLA). This is an estimate based on the latest interpretations that Norway Post has presented this week.
If this is not reversed or corrected in any other way, it will get serious. . .
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