The Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology is a multidisciplinary initiative
launched to study how media and technology can become more trustworthy,
and develop programs for the application of new knowledge and tools
and the creation of new policy and law.

Dr. Frank Waddell: How Technology is Affecting Trust in News

September 15, 2020

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Benjamin Johnson

Benjamin Johnson Co-Authors Article on How Partisan Book Ratings Impact Consumer Decisions

August 11, 2020

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Social Media Trusted Least During Extreme Weather Situations, Study Reveals

August 7, 2020

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Frank Waddell

Frank Waddell Co-Authors Article on Ad Customization Effectiveness for Online Video Advertising

July 28, 2020

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Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology Symposium

On Feb. 19, 2019, the University of Florida held a symposium to launch the Consortium. More than 100 scholars from across campus attended to hear insights and perspectives from five thought leaders. The full video of the event is below.


  • Renée DiResta, Director of Research, New Knowledge

  • Joan Donovan, Director, Technology and Social Change Research Project, Harvard Kennedy Shorenstein Center

  • Scott Hagedorn, CEO, Omnicom Media Group

  • Priscilla Standridge, Senior Researcher, Gallup

  • Joshua Tucker, Co-director, NYU Social Media and Political Participation Laboratory