The Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology is born from the realization that declining trust in news and information is pervasive and complex and isn’t a problem just for news organizations and journalists. Misinformation, disinformation and the degradation of trust permeates all of our lives. The work of our first class of Trust Scholars and additional researchers is emblematic of our mission to explore the causes of the trust crisis and to search for solutions. Read More
Emily Rine Butler
A professor of language and communication looks at media messages on politics and policy and how language impacts trust.
Why do people trust media? Sylvia Chan-Olmsted says the factors go far beyond credibility.
Roxane Coche is an expert on women’s sports. Her next study: the impact of gender on trust in media.
Trusting Election Technology
Juan Gilbert has worked on election technology for nearly two decades. He sees solutions on the horizon that can increase trust—and problems, too.