Ethics and Trust

COVID-19 Misinformation Playbook

In late 2020, a group of reporters and editors from around the globe convened as part of the Online News Association’s Community Circles program. The journalists and editors...

Information Equity Database

Graphic Credit: Brian Mains, WCPO Channel 9 The #ONAinfoequity database provides resources for journalists to engage communities that are typically under- or misrepresented in...

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Earn Trust to Help You Survive and Thrive Financially (and Retain Subscribers!)

  • Joy Mayer

Journalism costs money. Have you talked about this with your users? Do they know why supporting you is important to the communities you serve? Talking about your value is an...

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Get Credit for the Ethics and Fairness Behind Your Election Coverage

  • Lynn Walsh

Journalists have ethics? No way? As a journalist, you know how hard you work to be fair and ethical, but do your users? Probably not. Get tips on how you can discuss your ethics...

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Tell your own story. You’re part of “the media” but don’t let that define you.

  • Lynn Walsh

Trust in “the media” is low and in some cases, there may be good reason for that. But, you’re part of “the media” too, right? And you produce honest,...

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Correct the Misunderstandings That Drive Some Attitudes About Journalism

  • Lynn Walsh

Most non-journalists don’t know how journalists do their jobs. And why should they? We don’t do a great job of explaining it. Learn how you can correct misassumptions...

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How to Fight Back When People Discredit Your Political Coverage

  • Joy Mayer

In the partisan world we live in, you know you will likely receive criticisms and accusations about your political coverage. Are you ready to respond? The Trusting News team will...

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What the Future: A Data-Driven Way Forward for Trust in News

How do we save the Truth? It’s a question that would have been unthinkable and should still be. New global research from the Trust Project and Ipsos examines current public...

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Cover Your Assets: How Not to Get Hacked and Other Essential Security Tips

  • Megan Stifel
  • Runa Sandvik
  • Ahana Datta
  • Julian Hayda

With every new tool to help report the news, there may also come new vulnerabilities that foreign actors among others can leverage to sow distrust in journalists, the Internet,...