Article: Trust and Journalistic Transparency Online

The study “Trust and Journalistic Transparency Online” by Michael Koliska from Georgetown University experimented on news consumers’ trust as brought on by transparency, and further, in the second experiment, explored the reasons for the findings in the first. Transparency in journalism is defined as opening up the journalistic processes (production, decision making) to outsiders, i.e. … Continued


How trust and fear stimulate or hamper new ideas in the newsroom

The study “Trust and Fear in the Newsroom: How Emotions Drive the Exchange of Innovative Ideas” by Ornella Porcu and Liesbeth Hermans from Windesheim University of Applied Sciences and Marcel Broersma from University of Groningen looked at a topic under researched in journalism studies: what fosters the sharing and developing of new ideas?   Innovation is … Continued