How do people decide what news is trustworthy? And how can journalists influence what users consume and share? This site offers guidance on those questions, which are crucial in an era when journalists struggle to stand out in a minefield of misinformation.
We are about to embark on a new round of newsroom experimentation, based on what we've learned from 8,728 user questionnaires
and 81 in-depth interviews
conducted by journalists in these newsrooms
This website showcases social media work from the Trusting News project. With the help of 14 news outlets, we spent a year studying users' reactions to social media strategies designed to enhance trust. What we've learned can help journalists influence what the public chooses to believe, and to pass along. (In a rush? Jump straight to these ideas worth stealing
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