Author: Molly Stellino

How media brands affect people’s trust in news

Americans are less trusting of information when they know where it comes from, a new Knight Foundation study finds.

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Study: Local news in small communities is suffering

Media outlets in “news deserts” lack originality, geographic relevance and critical information, according to Duke University research.

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Americans have trouble differing fact from opinion, Pew reports

Only 26 percent of U.S. adults could properly distinguish between fact and opinion statements.

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Social media platforms’ business model promotes misinformation

Transparency can no longer be a choice for social media platforms, the Shorenstein Center argues. That boils down to companies sharing more data with the public.

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