The Scoop Foundation – an open model for New Zealand media
Author: Joseph Caderwall
Excerpt: Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition. The emergence of Web 2.0 and ‘peer-to-peer’ computing represents a new information revolution arguably as important as the invention of the printing press. Traditional information institutions, channels, roles and assumptions are being simultaneously disrupted and re-imagined, which presents very real dangers as well as exciting opportunities to create a more open and transparent society.
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