Recent international research looks at widely-held reasons for and against trusting news on social media, ranging from valuing a broader range of views and opinions to a healthy scepticism towards clickbait headlines.
From Travis Kalanick’s enforced departure from Uber to the allegation of sexual abuse and intimidation by Miramax’s Harvey Weinstein, 2017 has been the year of the bad boss.
Across Europe, the trust gap between traditional and new media is widening, finds a new report by the European Broadcasting Union.
“Fake: Plague Epidemic amongst Ukrainian Soldiers”; “Fake: Ukraine’s Falling Credit Rating”; “Fake: Kyiv Homeless to be Run out of Town for Eurovision”: for some people, fake news is old news.
Challenges in journalism helped create a context where false information is spread – and undermined our trust in the media. The fight back begins in a partnership between journalists and communicators
Donald Trump’s victory in last year’s US presidential campaign is a case study for political communications in a distracted age. It is also a cautionary tale about the unforeseen aftershocks of the social media revolution.
In 2016, the number of deaths of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean hit an all-time high.
The media landscape has changed. Where once ‘legacy media’ dominated, their traditional territory is being encroached on by social media platforms and online outlets.
When I went to get a master’s degree in journalism, lesson one, day one in the World Room at Columbia Journalism School in New York was a lecture about trust: in this case, journalists’ and authorities’ trust in the stories told by the apparent vi