15 May 2017
The Founding of the Trust Project
Journalism Ethics Director Sally Lehrman talks with Richard Gingras, vice president of news at Google, and Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, about their inspiration for supporting and helping to shape the Ethics Center’s Trust Project. The project is creating tools for readers to recognize trustworthy reporting and for platforms such as Google to identify and feature high quality journalism. The panel also discusses the problem of fake facts and other challenges to supporting an informed public.