Scoop is NZ's largest independent news source; respected widely in media, political, business and academic circles for
being the place on the internet for publishing "what was really said", and for the quality of its analysis of issues.
Scoop celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. Scoop.co.nz is now the longest
continuous running digital-only, free, public-facing news website in NZ. Founded
in June 1999 - Scoop is slightly older than Stuff and slightly younger that the NZ ...
"Imagine you've got a room in which you have placed important documents that
you feel are secure, are bolted down with a lock and key, but unknown to you one
of those bolts has a weakness, and someone who attacks that bolt deliberately, persistently ...
Metiria Turei (here with James Shaw) was the co-leader of the Green party until
2017, but resigned within weeks of her welfare reform speech in which she shared
her personal experience with New Zealand’s welfare system. Scowlie/flickr , CC ...
I t isn’t necessary to like Julian Assange to think that his extradition to the
US (on the charge of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning) would be a major injustice.
And lest that be construed as a claim that the right to justice of his Swedish accusers ...
June 12 (BusinessDesk) - NZME's foray into charging its readers to access online
news has beaten its expectations, taking just six weeks to attract 10,000 paying
subscribers when it thought it would take a year.
Julian Assange continues to ripple and roam as a cipher through the political and
media scape of the world. Detained in Belmarsh maximum security prison, the sort
of stately abode only reserved for the most dangerous of criminals, many with indeterminate ...
“Your honour, I represent the United States government”. The Westminster Magistrates
Court had been left with little doubt by the opening words of the legal team marshalled
against the face of WikiLeaks. Julian Assange was being targeted by the imperium ...
The man seemed like a bearded emissary, a holy figure nabbed in his sleep. He looked
similarly pale as to how he did in 2013, but he cut a more shocking figure. Most
prisoners would have had room to move in a compound. The Ecuadorean embassy in London ...
Political asylum is an accepted if often ignored right. It is also at the mercy of
those interests that grant it. Ecuador’s repeated insistence on conditioning Julian
Assange’s stay in its London abode is tantamount to corroding the idea of asylum ...
“I will not comply with this, or any other grand jury.” So explained Chelsea
Manning in justifying her refusal to answer questions and comply with a grand jury
subpoena compelling her to testify on her knowledge of WikiLeaks. “Imprisoning ...
Julian Assange sits in a jail cell today after being betrayed by the Ecuadorian government
and his home country of Australia. A British judge named Michael Snow has found the
WikiLeaks founder guilty of violating bail conditions, inserting himself into the ...
Governments’ (monstrous and criminal) behavior should not be secret. People should
know what their government is doing, and what a powerful foreign government is doing
to their own countries. The actual results of the work of WikiLeaks have been hugely ...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Julian P. Assange, 47, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested
today in the United Kingdom pursuant to the U.S./UK Extradition Treaty, in connection
with a federal charge of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion for agreeing to ...