Candidates that lose elections frequently disappear from public view but not so Dr James Jansson, leader of the Science Party.
James has just secured seed funding for his new start-up, Tapview a program that may one day be highly disruptive to print media by allowing readers to access individual articles by paying a few cents, instead of the current sledgehammer, big bucks on-line subscription model.
Who might benefit most from this ultimate user pays model?
Perhaps good journalists?
*Hans Willink stood as a Senate candidate for the Science Party, which is committed to Gonski funding, more support for STEM teaching throughout the curriculum; and decisions based on data and evidence. He is now looking for a job.