Building Trust: Newsroom Tools for the “Fake News” Era

In a “fake news” era, audience trust is difficult to earn but fundamental to success. Join this masterclass to learn about emerging research and practices from experts in the fields of trust and transparency and to bring research-backed and ready-to-implement solutions to your newsroom.

This session is designed for:

  • Newsrooms confronting a trust deficient in their audiences
  • Thought leaders trying to grasp trust's political and social dimensions
  • Anyone who would like to better understand how trust is built and lost


Talia Stroud
Director, Center for Media Engagement, Center for Media Engagement, UT-Austin
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Joy Mayer
Director, Trusting News
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Sally Lehrman
CEO, The Trust Project
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Ashley Alvarado
Director, Community Engagement, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC + LAist)
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