Singaporeans' trust up in Government and media: Survey

In Singapore, 56 per cent trust the media, exceeding levels in many developed countries, such as 48 per cent in the United States and 35 per cent in Japan. PHOTO: ST FILE
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The trust placed by Singaporeans in the Government and the media is higher than the levels seen in other developed countries, according to a survey.

The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer - a survey of people's sentiment about four key institutions in their countries - the government, media, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and business - showed that 67 per cent of Singaporeans trust the Government.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 18, 2019, with the headline Singaporeans' trust up in Government and media: Survey. Subscribe