Welcome to ScoopCitizen

A Pro-Democracy Engaged Journalism Community.



ScoopCitizen offers access to exciting new tools for engaged journalism

Help us shape the in-depth public interest journalism on The Dig.



Add your voice and drive change

Our Civic journalism approach allows you to learn about and participate in the civic discourse on issues that matter to our communities.



Collectively chart a course for participatory democracy in Aotearoa

ScoopCitizen assists citizens to choose leadership and influence policy in a way that supports society & human beings.




ScoopCitizen and NextElection are partnering to deliver this Pro-Democracy Engaged Journalism service in Aotearoa.

Next Election is the world’s first pro-democracy social network.


The ScoopCitizen / Next Election Shared Vision is:



To bring back genuine participation to the public sphere



To help citizens choose leadership and influence policy in a way that supports society & human beings



To democratize political communication tools to remove the barrier for everyday citizens to contest (and win) elections



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The Scoop Foundation for Public Interest Journalism is a not-for-profit charitable trust board established to support the publication of trustworthy, relevant, public interest information, freely accessible to all New Zealanders, so that they can participate in democratic processes.

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ScoopCitizen is proudly supported by the Scoop Foundation For Public Interest Journalism

Existing Scoop Foundation supporters are now ScoopCitizen Members (Scoop Citizens) 

By donating to support ScoopCitizen you will receive regular Citizen News Alerts, and can participate in in-depth “Citizen journalism” projects by The Dig and Scoop through the Citizen Community Forum.

The Scoop foundation owns Scoop Publishing Limited which runs Scoop.co.nz and TheDig.nz 

Scoop offers members a number of newsletters relevant to citizens, activists and organisations.

Existing Scoop Foundation members will still need to register with the ScoopCitizen / NextElection service to engage via that technology. 

Sustainable financial support of ScoopCitizen will help to keep these vital and participatory media services running and develop this service.

We are asking all existing or new foundation/The Dig supporters to make regular or one-off contributions if they are able. 

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