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Jan Rivers

Scoop Foundation
Jan Rivers is a librarian with an ICT background who worked on the original government portal as metadata manager and with the e-local government strategy as well as with government and local government library and information services.  For the last 4 years she has worked on public good issues– advocating for the benefits of well run, well-resourced public services and institutions and for a good quality democracy.                                                                                                                                                                             Jan has been a supporter of Scoop Publishing and last year became a trustee of the Scoop Foundation for Public Interest Journalism. Since that time the Foundation’s fundraising efforts have raised $120k and Scoop Publishing has developed novel funding approaches including an ethical firewall.