Research group at imec & Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Policy Brief

Policy brief #27: In news we trust. High trust in news hides regional, educational and age-related differences

On 12 June 2019, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism publishes its yearly Digital News Report, in which imec-SMIT is the Belgian partner. In our dedicated Facts and Figures report, we delve deeper into the data and results on digital news use in Flanders and Wallonia. In this policy brief, we focus on trust in the news and the role of journalism in the light of various policy initiatives taken to tackle disinformation.

Click here to download the policy brief.

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