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Eroding Trust In Government And Media

Aira Azhari, Manager, Democracy and Governance Unit, IDEAS | Gayathry Venkiteswaran, Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham Malaysia

27-May-22 18:00

Eroding Trust In Government And Media

The 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer report revealed that Malaysians' sense of trust in the government and public institutions has declined significantly since last year. Additionally, more Malaysians are growing wary of the media amid growing concern about fake news and disinformation. We analyse the perceptions that are driving these concerns and the consequences that this loss of trust may bring.

Image Source: Ronda Dorsey, Unsplash

Produced by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan, Jeremy Ng

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  public institutionsedelman trust barometerpublic trustdistrustmediamedia freedomdisinformationfake newsgovernment


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