Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott is a researcher, writer and consultant who advocates for evidence-based solutions to the big challenges facing human rights and democracy. She was co-founder of ActionStation and is currently Co-Director of The Workshop.

Media
Mar 30, 2018

Why deleting Facebook isn't the answer

We should look to a more powerful tool at our disposal, the law itself, writes Marianne Elliot

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Politics
May 11, 2017

Jonathan Coleman's attack on 'anti-government' ActionStation is a smokescreen. And it’s nonsense

The minister of health has dismissed a report on mental health claiming the authors are ‘left-wing anti-government protesters’. ActionStation’s Marianne Elliott responds.

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Media
Feb 16, 2017

New Zealand deserves better than fake news and clickbait, and we're doing something about it

Marianne Elliott of ActionStation explains why they're launching a People’s Commission into Public Broadcasting and Media.

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Politics
Oct 13, 2016

The apathy myth: what online activism can teach us about improving voter turnout

Once again, low voter turnout in local body elections has sparked a round of hand-wringing about the public's lack of political engagement. But is political apathy really the problem, asks Marianne Elliott.

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