Bondcast
Exploring the debates in international development
2 years ago

A sceptical public and hostile media attitudes

Since revelations of sexual exploitation by charity workers broke earlier this year, the media has referred to a crisis of public trust in NGOs. Are these negative stories eroding public trust? Or is there a more complex, threatening storm of public perceptions brewing?

Bond’s media manager Maryam Mohsin interrogates these questions with three experts from the across the sector: Amy Fairbairn, head of media and communications at Mercy Corps, Jessica Abrahams, associate editor at Devex, and Tom Silverman, partner at Humankind Research.