Based on a global survey of 1,711 Reuters.com users, the findings also show that while fake news can be damaging for both news brands and advertizers, brands which advertize on trusted news sites can benefit.
- Trustworthy content is the number one factor that makes online news brands appealing (57% agreed).
- 83% tend to trust well-known news brands and always check the accuracy of shared news from other sources (up 6% on 2016).
- 57% agree that they have a more favourable opinion of a brand if it advertises on a trusted news site (rising to 60% among those in director level positions).
Read this report to make sure you’re aware of the shifting attitudes and behaviours that are impacting journalism and the business of news.