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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 24955.
Published: 16 August 2021
...? And how do users leverage claims about bot activity in online exchanges with others to advance their political agendas? 30 7 2020 14 6 2021 disinformation trust user discourse social media political bots The existence of malicious social bots on online platforms has in recent...
Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 25102.
Published: 05 August 2021
...René König; Patrick Sumpf Societal challenges regarding digital platforms—from privacy concerns to fake news or hate speech—are often framed around a deficit model of trust: they result in an erosion of user trust, and a need for its restoration is identified. Our contribution challenges...
Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 24961.
Published: 19 July 2021
...Stephen Ostertag Research on trust and news tends to focus on professional news (agents, organizations, institutions), ignores the content of news, and takes place during relatively settled times. This article seeks to remedy these gaps by examining how citizens used blogs to make and share news...
Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 25395.
Published: 14 July 2021
...Terry Flew; Yuan Jiang What has been referred to as the crisis of trust in social institutions has deep connections with communications, whether it be declining trust in news media and journalism, debates about the power of digital platforms and trust in online environments, questions surrounding...
Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 24912.
Published: 29 June 2021
...Silvia Semenzin; Alessandro Gandini This article discusses the cultural conceptions of trust underpinning the experimentation of blockchain startup applications beyond the financial sector. Based on qualitative research undertaken in the context of the so-called “Blockchain 2.0” scene, we show how...
Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 19054.
Published: 05 May 2021
...Minna Horowitz; Markus Ojala; Janne Matikainen; Johanna Jääsaari Finland provides an interesting case study on trust in the media in the digital era. The country is known to exhibit the greatest levels of trust in the political establishment and the government, as well as the media. In the Finnish...