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Housing as a Human Rights issue

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 11:35 am | Jan Rivers

David Rutherford, New Zealand’s Human Rights Commissioner was a keynote speaker at the recent Community Housing Aotearoa conference and his topic was the relationship between our United Nation’s human right’s commitment and the housing crisis. ... More >>

Medicalising obesity misses the point

Friday, 16 December 2016, 4:25 pm | Jan Rivers

This is just a brief reflection on the Scoop project about sugar and obesity. I was disappointed to see that it has fallen into the trap of assuming only medical and economic reasons are at the basis of obesity. More >>

Scoop and public interest journalism - OS//OS speech

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 3:20 pm | Jan Rivers

Presentation in answer to a question posed at the conference session on journalism and open society at the 2016 OS//OS Open Source // Open Society conference More >>

Book review: Reimagining Journalism in NZ

Friday, 26 August 2016, 2:23 pm | Jan Rivers

Book review: Don’t dream it’s over: reimagining journalism in a Aotearoa New Zealand. Edited by Emma Johnson, Giovanni Tiso, Sarah Illingworth and Barnaby Bennett. Freerange Press - 365 page More >>

Scoop’s 17th Birthday Party - Event Report

Friday, 10 June 2016, 3:35 pm | Jan Rivers

About 130 people came to celebrate Scoop’s 17th birthday and to hear about the Panama Papers from Nicky Hager on Wednesday night in Wellington. Guests and Scoop supporters also heard presentations from Scoop Foundation for Public Interest Journalism ... More >>

TPPA progress harder from now on - Jan Rivers

Monday, 3 August 2015, 3:47 pm | Jan Rivers

With the failure of the Maui TPPA round to make a deal the next round of TPPA negotiations is going to be much more difficult for the government domestically as well as internationally . Despite the secrecy of the last seven years of negotiations media coverage in the ... More >>

Universities and Scoop.co.nz’s "Invisible Paywall" Licencing

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 11:04 am | Jan Rivers

In the National Business review last week a story covered Scoop Media’s innovative licencing arrangements , which have been in place for a number of years. Rather than a paywall that excludes everyone who cannot pay, Scoop’s licencing conditions make ... More >>


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