Trust in an Era of ‘Alternative’ Facts

David Stringer-Lamarre was pleased to have been invited to attend this event in the House of Lords: Trust in an Era of ‘Alternative’ Facts. Is confidence in Governance and the Media retrievable?

It was organised by the Global Thinkers Forum. David is a Global Thinkers Forum mentor.

A wide range of topics were considered including the following.

  • What are the implications of the global trust crisis?
  • Can we ‘break’ this distrust cycle-how?
  • Can we increase public demand for quality media and empower citizens through media and information literacy?

The panel discussion was hosted by The Rt. Hon. The Lord Alderdice.


  • The Rt Hon Tobias Ellwood MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence
  • Tawakkol Karman, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
  • Elif Shafak, Author, Columnist, Speaker & Academic

Image: The Lord Alderdice & David Stringer-Lamarre