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The mainstream media has always given readers a reason to distrust it

Crikey readers discuss trust in the mainstream media, and the fortunes of the war on internet piracy.

Trust in media? Australians aren’t buying it

If commercial media want to undercut public broadcasting, they'll first need to bring Australians' trust in the ABC down to their own woeful level.

Politicians apparently very keen to demonstrate why they can’t be trusted

Politicians are doing nothing to prove to voters they're worthy of their trust.

With trust plummeting, what’s in store for Australian society?

A low-trust political environment can have serious consequences for the kinds of governments we have. Even libertarians should be worried.

Crisis in trust a product of governments too busy helping companies to help us

With global trust levels stagnating, and still declining in Australia, it's time we understood why people in democracies don't like their governments.

From Mediscare to the TPP, lies create trust-resistant political environment

Our political environment is becoming ever more polluted with lies about major policy issues, undermining already low levels of voter trust.

Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull are trusted more than either of their leaders by voters, today's Essential Report shows, while Labor and unions are seen as the target of media bias.

Essential: we trust the leaders-in-waiting more than the leaders

Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull are trusted more than either of their leaders by voters, today's Essential Report shows, while Labor and unions are seen as the target of media bias.

Labor's vote shows no signs of any recovery, today's Essential Report finds.

Essential: still bad for Labor; ADF most trusted institution

Labor's vote shows no signs of any recovery, today's Essential Report finds.

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