Good government—sometimes that ideal gets buried under headlines about conflicts of interest, cronyism, and campaign finance irregularities.
But at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, we work to promote trust in government by using a framework for ethical decision making. We convene government leaders to share best practices and receive training on fairness, transparency, integrity, and the other elements of values-based government.
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Ethics in the News
The Trust Project is working to come up with tools to improve trust in the mainstream media.
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False stories about the presidential election have received high visibility on the news distribution sites.