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DCMS Call for Evidence: Misinformation and Trusted Voices Written Evidence Submitted by Prof. Rhiannon Mason

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The call for evidence asked which organisations are the most trusted sources of information in the UK?Based on my research, the answer to the question above is that museums and museum curators consistently rank as amongst the most highly trusted sources of information in democratic societies like the UK, Australia, Canada, and the US. This written evidence briefly reviews the key points of the relevant studies conducted on this topic to date and proposes 6 key trust attributes which underpin public trust in museums. It concludes by identifies key challenges and opportunities relating to continuing public trust in these organisations.

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Author(s): Mason R

Publication type: Online Publication

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Misinformation and trusted voices Inquiry

Year: 2022

Access Year: 2024

Acceptance date: 15/08/2022

Publisher: UK Parliament

Place Published: London

Access Date: 26 January

Type of Medium: written evidence


Notes: Submitted 15 August 2022.