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Restoring the Trust

A Wake Up Call:
Can Trust and Quality Save Journalism?
The Final Report

An Introduction: Do We Trust Our Audiences?
Cole Campbell


Download the complete Final Report PDF (1 MB)

Remember the Alamo!
Will history say the same thing about the Mainstream
News Media?
The Wake Up Call conference video shot and directed
by David Gyimah, producer of the Batten Award winning online View magazine.
Gillmor says Trust is Perishable. Interview with George White.
Craig Newmark says Craigslist has an obligation to newsrooms. Interview with George White.

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Restoring the Trust
IM interviews

Mini-expo participants: Trust Building Organizations



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a continuing discussion on
news trust and quality
issues as well as public and
citizen journalism updates.


The Audience Can Save Quality Journalism, If Asked to Help
Leonard Witt

The Wake-Up Call: Are the Mass News Media in a Death Spiral?
Phil Meyer

Expanding The Definition of News Media Trust
A Jay Rosen-Led Conversation
Jay Rosen

There is No Death Spiral, Just a Renewal
Clyde Bentley

MarketWatch: Starting a News Alternative
A Conversation with Jay Rosen and Neil Chase

Can Nonprofits Fill Mainstream Media’s Investigative Reporting Gap?
An Open-Forum Conversation with Jay Rosen and Charles Lewis

Can You Have Trust if You Practice Censorship by Omission?
Why People of Color Don’t Read the Mainstream Media | Dori Maynard

Thirteen Percent of Americans Prefer Ethnic to Mainstream Media
Alice Tait

Immigrants Have a Different Definition of What’s News
Alejandro Manrique

Is There A Need For Mainstream Media?
George White

Small Papers Have a Big Place on the News Media Spectrum
Daily Encounters with Readers Reinforce Trust | Peggy Kuhr

How Do We Get Youth to First Read or Watch and Then Trust the News?
Kendra Hurley

So How Is One Mainstream Media Paper Coping? The Answer is Niches
Brett Thacker

What the News Media Future Will Look Like
A Jay Rosen-Led Conversation