Trust Project Expands in Europe

As the year closes, we are delighted to announce that the Trust Project is accelerating its global momentum with new European sites. Three sites in Spain and one in Belgium have now earned the Trust Mark by committing to Trust Project principles and disclosures and showing the 8 Trust Indicators on their pages (see press release). Our new sites 20 Minutos, the third major newspaper of Spain’s top five to join; El Heraldo de Aragón, the first Spanish regional; and La Información, the first Spanish business news site; La Libre Belgique, our first Belgian and first French-language news outlet. “These …

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Is the news story true and should I share it?

Worried about false information interfering with democracy? With Election Day coming up in the United States, it’s important for all voters to have access to reliable news and information, produced with integrity and nonpartisanship. And you can help. The #TrustedJournalism Partnership has launched a public information campaign encouraging people to pause and consider the source of a news story before sharing it on social media. The PSA campaign, which includes 15-, 30- and 90-second videos, highlights the Trust Project’s 8 Trust Indicators™ to help people evaluate the source of a news story and determine its validity. The campaign was based …

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Trust Project – Ipsos survey asks, “Trust Misplaced?”

People seek out trustworthy news – their overconfidence in identifying it is our opportunity

Sickness. Hunger. Social unrest. Wildfires.

In such tumultuous times, reliable information is essential — and people know it.

But most don’t recognize their own role in maintaining a healthy information environment, one that prioritizes honesty and substance.

Last week, Ipsos and the Trust Project released Trust Misplaced?, a report on their global survey investigating the challenges journalism faces in coming years. The survey involved 40,000 people in nearly 30 nations.

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