The Trust in News Project looks at trust in digital news in Brazil, India, the United Kingdom, and the United States, markets which account for more than one billion internet users and a wide range of media systems and contexts.
The project involves qualitative and quantitative research, and ongoing engagement with journalists and other stakeholders. Its goal is to understand what drives trust for audiences in different contexts, and to identify evidence-based recommendations for publishers and platforms. | Read latest report
Explore our latest report about trust in news
In this report we look at the reasons behind the gap between trust in news in general and trust in news on digital platforms.
How untrusting audiences navigate news on platforms. | Read the report
The least trusting tend to be older and less interested in politics. | Read the report
Trust revolves around impressions of brand identities. | Read the report
How journalists navigate trade-offs around trust. | Read the report
What we know about trust and what we don't know yet. | Read the report
The Facebook Journalism Project has provided a £3.3m donation ($4m) to fund the Trust in News Project over the next three years. The research grant was announced in early 2020.