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Media Release - Monday 3 February 2014 - Scoop Media Services


Scoop Media Services has announced that experienced editor / journalist Gordon Campbell will be taking the helm of the independent news-site from February.

"As a new company formed to give Scoop a new lease of life, Scoop Media Services couldn't be happier to welcome Gordon as our new Editor," said Craig Pellett, the chair of the board overseeing the company.

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"Gordon's strengths as a highly regarded journalist are well known. In terms of Scoop he has been a mainstay of almost all of its original content in recent years.

"He is extremely well placed to bring about a new direction and higher profile for the overall quality of content on the site, and its capacity to offer a spectrum of voices on issues of the day."
"Gordon has the full backing of the board and will initially be focusing his energies on developing a team of editorial contributors to enrich Scoop's scope and increase its readership," said Pellett.

"A well planned approach will reinforce Scoop's established presence as a leading home for independent journalism and the aggregation of media statements. These are changes that will gather pace through the remainder of 2014".

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