Jimmy Wales: Trust by engaging the community

On the final day of the GEN Summit 2018, Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia and founder of Wikitribune, Ed Williams, CEO of Edelman UK, and Matt Kelly, CCO of Archant Group, took to the stage to discuss the topic everyone is talking about at the moment: trust in media. This article includes a video of the session.

Freia Nahser
Jun 1, 2018 · 4 min read
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Ed Williams, Jimmy Wales, Matt Kelly © Rainer Mirau for GEN

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Jimmy Wales © Rainer Mirau for GEN

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Global Editors Network

The Global Editors Network (GEN) was the worldwide…

Freia Nahser

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Global Editors Network

The Global Editors Network (GEN) was the worldwide association of editors-in-chief founded in 2011. It ceased its activities in November 2019 due to lack of sustainable finances.

Freia Nahser

Written by

News & innovation reporter @GENinnovate

Global Editors Network

The Global Editors Network (GEN) was the worldwide association of editors-in-chief founded in 2011. It ceased its activities in November 2019 due to lack of sustainable finances.

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