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Title: Supporting Journalistic Trust Determinations: A Heuristic Analysis of News Trust Tools Through a Transparency Lens
To combat declining trust in news in the United States, numerous tools have been created to increase transparency by providing contextual information around news content, but they have largely been developed without regard for usability. We examine 59 such tools to identify the type(s) of transparency (disclosure, participatory, or ambient) information each tool aims to provide. We then conduct a heuristic usability analysis of a subset of these transparency tools and identify common usability barriers.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
1940670 1940679 1940713
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Journal Name:
Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting
Page Range / eLocation ID:
843 to 847
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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