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The Gili Islands: a community earthquake recovery effort

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 4:09 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Joseph Cederwall travelled to the Gili Islands in October 2018 to talk to locals about their experiences of the event and witness the impact and the rebuild efforts on this unique ecotourism destination. More >>

Viva Scoop 3.0! Rounding Up 2018 and Looking Ahead

Friday, 14 December 2018, 11:42 am | Joseph Cederwall

2018 has been quite a year for Scoop. We are so thrilled to have successfully met the funding target for the first stage of the ‘Scoop 3.0’ plan raising $36,000. This means we can now proceed with the planning phase for the delivery of this bold ... More >>

Why We Care about Scoop, and Why We Think You Should

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 12:09 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Why We Care about Scoop, and Why We Think You Should By Scoop Co-Editor Joseph Cederwall More >>

Scoop Section Sponsorships: An Opportunity to Collaborate

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 4:47 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Scoop has just launched Section Sponsorships on the top three sections of This is a new way for like-minded organisations to gain brand exposure to Scoop’s high value audience of 500,000 monthly readers, and ensure the survival of Scoop’s ... More >>

Christchurch Investor Couple Separated by INZ for 3 Years?

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 11:02 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The first article in an investigative series by Joseph Cederwall, Former Immigration Lawyer, and Co-editor of Scoop. A senior Christchurch couple, Harmon and Carolyn Wilfred who arrived in New Zealand together in 2001, have been forcibly separated ... More >>

Stop Freeriding: Help Scoop Survive (and Thrive!)

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 8:28 pm | Joseph Cederwall

In response to an urgent need to develop Scoop’s innovative ‘social enterprise’ business model to the next level, our solution has emerged in the form of the “Scoop 3.0” plan. However, the well recognised economics/public policy problem of ‘Freeriding’ ... More >>

Building a Community Newsroom – the “Scoop 3.0” Transition

Friday, 19 October 2018, 8:12 am | Joseph Cederwall

“The media crisis is producing novel thinking, ideas and priorities. The stakes are high. The future depends as much on the readers, viewers and listeners of news media, as the practitioners.” - Vanessa Baird. A Better Media Is Possible . New ... More >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 3/09/18 Nauru/Living wage

Monday, 3 September 2018, 4:36 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that she will be travelling to the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru on Wednesday. More >>

Why National’s ‘pharmaceutical cannabis’ approach is dangerous and misguided

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 2:36 pm | Joseph Cederwall

With three different medical cannabis bills submitted to parliament in 2018 (National released their draft Bill yesterday), the punter could be forgiven for not knowing exactly what is going on here. The reality is, it is all pretty confusing. It certainly ... More >>

Scoop 3.0 - A Global Vision and Future Focus

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 4:56 pm | Joseph Cederwall

In part 1 of this series, I wrote about the news crisis in 2018 and why there is hope for journalism despite of (or perhaps because of) the continued dominance and disruption of the sector by the digital platform monopoly giants Facebook and Google. ... More >>

Review: Bladerunner meets Tinder at BATS

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 4:12 pm | Joseph Cederwall

“ You will be required to do wrong no matter where you go. It is the basic condition of life, to be required to violate your own identity. At some time, every creature which lives must do so. It is the ultimate shadow, the defeat of creation; this is ... More >>

Ten reasons to have hope for a better Media in the future

Friday, 22 June 2018, 2:46 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Last week, I wrote about the news crisis in 2018 and why there is hope for journalism despite of (or perhaps because of) this dire situation . This piece will explore what exactly gives us at Scoop hope and will outline some tangible projects and approaches ... More >>

Why The News Crisis Gives Us Hope

Friday, 15 June 2018, 2:09 pm | Joseph Cederwall

“No one experiment is going to replace what we are now losing with the demise of news on paper...But over time, the collection of new experiments that do work might give us the journalism we need.” More >>

The MONK’estra - Transcending time, space and silence

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 11:11 am | Joseph Cederwall

The performance by John Beasley’s Monk’estra, playing the music of Thelonious Monk, at the Wellington Jazz Fest was a truly remarkable and transcendent experience and the highlight of the festival for me. More >>

Fake News and political establishment leading Colombia back to war

Friday, 8 June 2018, 2:35 pm | Joseph Cederwall

On June 17th Colombia votes in the final runoff round in one of its most pivotal and closely fought Presidential elections in decades. The two remaining candidates are starkly polarised, as are the potential outcomes for Colombia and the region ... More >>

Christian McBride’s New Jawn - No Yawn

Friday, 8 June 2018, 2:23 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Grammy-winning bassist, composer and bandleader Christian McBride played with his intriguingly named ‘New Jawn’ on a wintery Wellington wednesday to open the Wellington Jazz Fest. As he explained ‘jawn’ is simply slang from his hometown of Philadelphia ... More >>

Colombia’s Elections: Assassinations, presidential death squads, fraud and a fragile peace process under threat

Friday, 25 May 2018, 1:46 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Next week Colombia, goes to the polls in one of the most pivotal and closely fought elections in decades. This election will now take place under the watch of EU monitors as an escalating fraud scandal develops surrounding the recent congressional elections. The two frontrunners are starkly contrasted, as are the potential outcomes for Colombia and the entire Latin American region. More >>

On ‘Wellbeing budgets', Corporate Handouts, Eudaimonia and Stoicism

Friday, 18 May 2018, 2:46 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The Government’s 2018 budget is the result of a balancing act between the demands of a sulking yet powerful corporate sector and a civil society shattered, bedraggled and desperate for change. The light on the horizon is the announcement of the Government’s wellbeing budget approach for the 2019 budget. More >>

Budget 2018 – Foundations for the distant future?

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 2:21 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Audio: Grant Robertson’s Budget Announcement Speech Click a link to play audio (or right-click to download) in either MP3 format . More >>

PM’s Post-Cabinet Press Conference 07 May 2018

Monday, 7 May 2018, 5:46 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The Prime Minister appeared at the press conference today with Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Social Development and Disability Issues. More >>



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