Start Earning Trust as a Journalist
News providers need to tell a consistent story about what motivates their work, the range of information and stories they offer, what sets them apart, who they are, how they operate and how people can reach them. Trusting News aims to achieve trust in news and empower journalists to take responsibility for actively demonstrating credibility and earning trust.
Other organizations working on providing trustworthy news and responsible journalism are:
- The Trust Project is a consortium of top news companies that develops transparency standards helping to easily assess the quality and credibility of journalism.
- Ethical Journalism Network – an alliance of reporters, editors and publishers aiming to strengthen journalism around the world.
- Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism – is dedicated to exploring the future of journalism worldwide through debate, engagement, and research.
- Rory Peck Awards – uniquely celebrate the work of freelance journalists working in news and current affairs worldwide. These are the freelance video journalists, filmmakers and camera operators who contribute so much to today’s international newsgathering and to our understanding of the world.
- American Press Institute – The American Press Institute advances an innovative and sustainable news industry by helping publishers understand and engage audiences, grow revenue, improve public-service journalism, and succeed at organizational change.
- Pew Research Center – Journalism & Media – a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. They conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions. In Journalism & Media they concentrate on all aspects of journalism and news gathering
- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) – provides information about the media freedom situation worldwide in French, English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and other languages.
- Journalism Trust Initiative – aims at a healthier information space. It is developing indicators for trustworthiness of journalism and thus, promote and reward compliance with professional norms and ethics. JTI is led by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Global Editors Network (GEN) and Agence France Presse (AFP).