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Disinformation, 'Fake News’ and Influence Campaigns on Twitter‘

How did misinformation spread during the 2016 presidential election and has anything changed since?

Indicators of News Media Trust: A Gallup/Knight Foundation Survey

In this report, part of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Trust, Media and Democracy initiative, Gallup asked a representative sample of U.S. adults to discuss key factors that make them trust, or not trust, news media organizations.

Major Internet Companies As News Editors

As part of its ongoing Trust, Media and Democracy initiative, the John S.

Gallup/Knight Find Troubling Trend in Media Trust

Recent research from Gallup and Knight Foundation investigated how the use of opinion- or behavior-based metrics influenced study participants’ level of trust in the media.  Each participant was randomly assigned to an experimental group that view

Local TV News and the New Media Landscape

The future of local television as a vital source of news and information likely depends on the medium’s ability to transcend media fragmentation.

Public Media at 50: Looking to the Future

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act, which established the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.