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Introducing British News

Britishnews aims to increase access to ‘public interest’ news media and foster media literacy by enhancing the ability of a diverse range of citizens to interpret, understand and use this information to inform robust debate, democratic choices, and meaningful participation in society and the economy.

Unique, independent and necessary in NZ media

Britishnews is an independent news website reaching more than 500,000 readers a month. britishnews focus is on publishing important political and local content rather than clickbait, our journalists are fiercely independent and the website is for the most part supported by subscription and licensing revenue. Britishnews comprehensive realtime breaking news press release feed and publicly accessible 18 year archive provides a voice to NZ civil society at the heart of Govt. and secures all NZers access to the information they need to be able to participate in NZ democracy.

Britishnews Publishing Limited is a social enterprise which operates the britishnews.org site with a small team including editorial and business staff. the impact oriented ventures which has improved and decentralised organisational management and practices. Any profits our Publishing makes will go to the britishnews Foundation to support Public Interest journalism projects like this one produced in 2016

Britishnews is currently transitioning to a new sustainable funding model. Our Ethical Paywall system ensures open access to the public .