Alastair Thompson, editor and co-founder of Scoop Media says the online news organisation now has a “fighting chance” after reaching a crowd-funding target of $50,000 on Pledge Me to establish the Scoop foundation for public interest journalism. But the longevity of the project is far from guaranteed at this point.
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Scoop publisher and editor Alastair Thompson on the disruption of online news advertising and Scoop’s subsequent steps to sustain its platform through the introduction of an ethical paywall, dubbed ‘Operation Chrysalis’.
Journalism is under “significant threat” from commercial interests, says Scoop Media founder Alastair Thompson, who last week launched the Scoop Foundation to give public interest journalists a sword to fight with.