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The website publishes a large number of submitted news and press releases due to their permissive policy. Their website states: "If it's a press release issued in New Zealand, is legible, legal, sane, not hateful and not defamatory we will most probably publish it."
In addition to being a general news website, Scoop also contains sub-sites with specific foci: Wellington.scoop, which aggregates Wellington-specific news with editorial comment, and also Pacific.scoop which publishes Pacific-related news and is edited by Auckland University of Technology's Pacific Media Centre.
In February 2014, it was announced that editor and journalist Gordon Campbell, who writes a column on the website, would be taking over as editor of Scoop.
Scoop has won several awards for their work as a news organisation, including three NZ Net awards in 2001, and two Computerworld awards (in 2003 and 2005). Scoop was also recognised in the Qantas Media Awards as a finalist for "Best News Site" in 2007.
- "Welcome". Scoop Media Ltd. 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
- "A Brief History". scoop.co.nz. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
- "Submit News to Scoop". Scoop.co.nz. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
- "Advertising Sites". Scoop Media Cartel. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
- "Scoop.co.nz Gains New Editor: Gordon Campbell". Scoop.co.nz. 3 February 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
- Dodson, Sean (21 August 2003). "Brutal reality hits home". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
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