33 episodes

What if you could simply trust all information on the internet? I’m on the mission to build a Trusted Web for all of us on planet earth. Because to save the world, we need to fix the internet. With this special thing called blockchain timestamps; all content you consume will be transparent and accountable. Welcome to the new default on the internet. Thank you for being part of this journey and let’s build the Trusted Web together.

The Trusted Web Podcast Sebastiaan van der Lans

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

What if you could simply trust all information on the internet? I’m on the mission to build a Trusted Web for all of us on planet earth. Because to save the world, we need to fix the internet. With this special thing called blockchain timestamps; all content you consume will be transparent and accountable. Welcome to the new default on the internet. Thank you for being part of this journey and let’s build the Trusted Web together.

    Managing Day-to-day Verifications with Karen Mahabir, Head of Fact Checking at The Associated Press

    Managing Day-to-day Verifications with Karen Mahabir, Head of Fact Checking at The Associated Press

    We discuss what a Misinformation Editor does, live fact-checking, viral questions, ‘explainer’ pieces, and the rise of citizen journalism.

    • 20 min
    Social Media and Trust with Amy Mitchell, Director, Journalism Research, Pew Research Center

    Social Media and Trust with Amy Mitchell, Director, Journalism Research, Pew Research Center

    In this conversation, I explore with Amy Mitchell the impact of people relying on social media as their primary news source.

    • 18 min
    Building a Public Consensus on Truth with Matt Carmichael, VP of Editorial and Content Strategy for Ipsos, North America

    Building a Public Consensus on Truth with Matt Carmichael, VP of Editorial and Content Strategy for Ipsos, North America

    Matt Carmichael shares on the show some powerful insights from his latest market research. We also talk about confirmation bias, synthetic media, the resources the media industry needs, why transparency isn’t the answer for everything – and what makes him cautiously optimistic.

    For full show notes visit https://thetrustedweb.org/podcast/.

    • 28 min
    Optimizing Content for Audience Trust with Helen Havlak, VP, The Verge

    Optimizing Content for Audience Trust with Helen Havlak, VP, The Verge

    Helen Havlak, Vice President of The Verge, shares how the organization has built trust through different forms of content over the years. The Verge is an ambitious multimedia effort founded in 2011 to examine how technology will change life in the future for a massive mainstream audience. The Verge reaches 55MM+ US readers and millions of subscribers across YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and email. Helen oversees strategy, operations, growth, product, editorial planning, analytics, and audience development.

    In this conversation, we discuss public ethics policies, the power of podcasting and audio, The Verge’s ‘jobs to be done’ framework, and how “it’s never a dull moment to be a digital media company”.
    For full show notes visit https://thetrustedweb.org/podcast/. 

    • 23 min
    Can Technology Combat Fake News? With Henry Pickavet, Editorial Director at TechCrunch

    Can Technology Combat Fake News? With Henry Pickavet, Editorial Director at TechCrunch

    Henry Pickavet is the editorial director of TechCrunch, which he joined nine years ago as a copy editor. Prior to joining TechCrunch, Henry had a hand in a number of online and print publications, including InternetNews.com as chief copy editor and Government Technology Magazine as managing editor. Henry joins the show to explore what makes a trusted online brand.

    Tune in to hear what’s changed across the media landscape over the past decade. We also discuss the future of content discovery, virtual events, the relationship between diversity and trust – and being an avid podcast fan.
    For full show notes visit https://thetrustedweb.org/podcast/.

    • 25 min
    The Trust Barometer with Tonia Ries, Executive Director of Intellectual Property for the Edelman Trust Institute

    The Trust Barometer with Tonia Ries, Executive Director of Intellectual Property for the Edelman Trust Institute

    Tonia Ries has more than 30 years of experience in marketing, research, strategy and media. She is Executive Director of Intellectual Property for the Edelman Trust Institute, Edelman’s center for the study of trust and a learning laboratory for trust building between companies, institutions, brands and people. Her role includes stewardship of the Edelman Trust Barometer, the largest global survey and foremost authority on trust in institutions and brands.

    It was great having Tonia join me today to discuss the findings from their Trust Barometer research, and learning that the most trusted source for people is their employer. Tune in to this conversation as we discuss the impact of information distribution, dealing with the ‘infodemic’, how we can all build good information hygiene, and what leaders can do with their organisations to reconnect with their communities. 
    For full show notes visit https://thetrustedweb.org/podcast/.

    • 24 min

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