18 Jul 2015

Public interest journalism and paywalls

From Saturday Morning, 8:30 am on 18 July 2015

Alastair ThompsonAlastair Thompson is the editor and publisher of Scoop Media, which runs the independent news source Scoop.co.nz as a free service for the public.

Scoop is supported by a range of premium services and a new "Ethical Paywall" commercial licensing model which charges Scoop's professional users for access.

In December 2014 Scoop launched Operation Chrysalis, a plan to transform Scoop into a not-for-profit news company with new ownership, leadership, governance structure and business model.