Belgian media company Persgroep Publishing is set to pay 100 million euros for a 51 per cent stake in Dutch media group PCM Uitgevers, publishers of de Volksrant, Trouw and NRC Handlesblad.
As a press release published at MarketWatch said, the new website will target foreigners who cannot read Dutch, but are interested in Dutch ‘quality journalism’.
News, features and opinion will be published daily, reflecting domestic issues, and looking at international news that impacts the Netherlands.
There will be a discussion forum, concentrating on current affairs, to which well-known Dutch nationals will contribute.
The site is also linked to DutchNews.nl, the work of two British journalists. The editors of DutchNews.nl will translate and edit articles for Nrc.nl/international.