Newscoop is a CMS designed for news organisations.
|Stable release||4.2.4 / 24 September 2014|
|Available in||Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, German, Korean, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Swedish|
|Type||Content management framework, Content management system, Community and Blog software|
|License||GNU General Public License v3|
Newscoop is a free and open source multilingual content management system for news websites, formerly known as Campsite. On January 17, 2011, Sourcefabric announced the renaming of Campsite to Newscoop.
Newscoop 3.5 was released on 31 January 2011 and featured multi-author management, a geolocation interface, increased speed and a new interface tailored for journalists.
Newscoop 3.5.1 was released on 18 February 2011 as a security update to 3.5 and fixed an XSS vulnerability in the admin login page plus front end vulnerabilities to Cross-Site Scripting attacks.
Newscoop 3.5.2 was released on 15 March 2011. It added a new plug-in that provides reCAPTCHA service support and improvements to the dashboard and article edit screen andsupport for uploading multiple files to the Media Archive. A new template called "The Journalist" was also included. The update addressed more than 60 bugs found in the previous version, some of which to relate to improving security.
Newscoop 3.5.3 was released on May 19 and fixed bugs relating to search, article lists, article editing and installation.
Newscoop 4 was released on 25 April 2012 and featured an "overhauled media archive, drag-and-drop front page management and a range of citizen journalist tools."
Sites using Newscoop include mdlf.org (now work with WordPress) and West Africa Democracy Radio who launched a news platform that incorporated Newscoop on April 1, 2011. This platform won Special Distinction in the Knight Batten Innovations in Journalism Award 2011.
Newscoop is also being used by Malaysiakini in Malaysia, El Faro in El Salvador and El Periodico in Guatemala.
- "Newscoop homepage".
- "New open source organization is dedicated to quality journalism".
- "Newscoop open source CMS for journalists updated".
- "Newscoop 3.5.3 CMS Released for Journalists".
- "Sourcefabric and West Africa Democracy Radio have added SoundCloud support to Newscoop".
- "Sourcefabric to launch Newscoop 4 at Festival".
- "West Africa Democracy Radio launches open source news platform.".
- "Knight-Batten Awards - 2011 Winners.".
- "For non-technical journalists, a free platform.".