Monday, 30 November 2015, 6:44am

Moving On:
Tributes To Scoop's Editor And Co-Founder Alastair Thompson

Friday marks Scoop founder and editor Alastair Thompson's last day in charge of the site he has built and nurtured over more than 16 years. As he heads overseas for new challenges, a collection of Scoop staff, supporters, friends and colleagues reflect on his achievements and their shared experiences.

Jeremy Rose: I’ve been trying to recall when I first met Al: Was it before or after Bob Jones punched him? I remember bumping into a senior Dominion journalist, just after the pugnacious millionaire had added Alastair to the list of journalists he had lashed out at, and asking: What happened? “I don’t know,” he replied, “but he probably deserved it the cheeky little bastard.” More>>


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