The Globe and Mail to Use “Trust Indicators” to Strengthen Transparency, Help Readers Identify Trustworthy News Sources

Google, Facebook, Bing and Twitter will use indicators to highlight credible journalism

At a time when the public trust in news is declining in much of the world, the news industry is launching a new set of transparency standards that help people easily assess the quality and reliability of journalism.

The Globe and Mail is the only Canadian partner to join leading media companies representing dozens of news sites, including The Washington Post and The Economist, who have begun displaying Trust Indicators on their online stories. Read more...