Disinformation and trust in news were key drivers of the tragic riots that took place on January 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol. The violence that took place targeted journalists as well as Congress, which makes the reporting, photographs and video that came out of the Capitol that day even more vital. We owe a debt of gratitude to those who chose to keep the rest of the world informed.

But as the crisis unfolded, advertisers paused many of their online ads, including those running alongside news content, a practice that ramped up in 2020 during the early stages of…

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