Edelman Trust-o-meter

The Edelman Trust Barometer came out on the 19th of January, and after looking through it I have to say I’m very surprised. Especially by the Global Trust Barometer, and especially when looking at my own country, Ireland. Ireland has increased trust in the government over 2014, surprising and a low trust in business, which again I see as surprising having the top dot com companies all having their european base in Ireland (Facebook, Google, Linkedin). The fact that Ireland has low trust in innovation is very worrying to me, as a country Ireland has typically encouraged innovation and been near the top when it comes to entrepreneurs and start up businesses.

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