Americans truly value local news. But 71% think that their local news outlets are doing just fine financially – which might explain why only 14% paid for a local news source in the past year.
New research shows parliamentarians believe the key to improving trust between them and their constituents is in improving links to the community and better educating the public about our democracy.
Rwanda's government has taken concerted, deliberate steps over the past 25 years to build a strong health system.
A philosopher argues that people in today's world are not paying attention to others' views because they live in echo chambers, where they do not trust contrary evidence.
The man whose book outsold all others, except the Bible.
A new survey looked at who young Russians trust.
Some climate scientists have spoken out about the dangers of climate change. But a new study shows those voices may not be very influential.
How does China go about winning back the hearts and minds of the world? Its obsession with control and misplaced soft power efforts are clearly not doing it any favours.
A proper understanding of community dynamics and local beliefs can inform medical interventions that are capable of establishing positive and productive relations with local communities.
Research shows that older people tend to be more trusting than young people, for reasons related to experience and the ageing process.
Apps these days allow parents to track their children. An expert explains, why these technologies should be a reason for worry if you are a parent,
In this election, it's not just two parties and candidates that need closer scrutiny – it's the media landscape itself.
While trust in politicians and political systems is lower than ever, new research shows the Gillard government kept most of its promises.
There are generally two kinds of federal election: one when the government is returned; the other when it is defeated. History tells us the former is far more common.
The dire level of trust in Australia's government and politicians has serious implications for the health of our democracy. Whoever wins the next federal election must make fixing it a priority.
As Australians' trust in politicians continues to slide, whoever wins the 2019 will need to work hard to restore it if it has any hope of bringing about genuine reform.
Research shows that the sense of belonging provided by platforms like Facebook trumps our distrust of social media.
More democratic forms of politics, journalism and fact-checking will be needed when we can no longer trust any video footage.
Blockchain technology was supposed to make trust unnecessary – but that turns out not to be true. Most people will want laws and regulations to help make blockchain-based systems trustworthy.
Rebuilding trust is possible, but as the aftermath of the banking crisis in the UK shows, very difficult.