In Focus | Public Trust Is In Crisis [Video]

We live in a time of increased partisanship and diminished trust in public institutions. Four out of five people say they will only read what they agree with. Readers would rather use their computer’s search function than rely on a professional editor. And across the world—with the exception of those living in China, India, and Indonesia—people find government to be among the least trustworthy institutions. Watch as Richard Edelman, president and CEO of the company that publishes the worldwide Edelman Trust Barometer, talks to CNN contributor Salena Zito about these findings and the surprising conclusion on what is best positioned to increase public trust.

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