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With elections looming worldwide, here’s how to identify and investigate AI audio deepfakes
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May 17, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: WaPo disputes Drudge, Google News adds a blog filter, St. Pete Times acquires a TwitPic

Copyright enforcer Righthaven finds itself on the defendant’s side of a class-action suit http://nie.mn/mAsmIu »

How the St. Pete Times scored rights to an amazing cellphone photo of the Endeavour launch (for $100) http://nie.mn/lrr10F »

Reporters Without Borders is “very concerned” about Dorothy Parvaz (Nieman ’09), missing almost 3 weeks http://nie.mn/mCrLBr #freedorothy »

“Thirty independent community news sites have banded together to tell the world, in effect, ‘We are not Patch.'” http://nie.mn/iSu72k »

Sort of like Google’s +1 button, Bing adds Facebook’s “Like” to search results http://nie.mn/kgByjY »

MT @zseward: Google News letting users filter out “blogs” is what I feared when I wrote this in 2009: http://nie.mn/gX7Ri8 »

Who owns your tweets? http://nie.mn/lut5y6 »

The drumbeat continues: @dsearls asks why (most) mainstream media don’t link to sources http://t.co/Vkn0WSm »

Google News now allows readers to filter out press releases and blogs http://nie.mn/mA0RHZ »

The Washington Post is disputing Drudge’s effect on its web traffic http://nie.mn/ieW7ZM »

 
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With elections looming worldwide, here’s how to identify and investigate AI audio deepfakes
“They are easier and cheaper to create than deepfake videos, and there are fewer contextual clues to detect with the naked eye.”
Google tests removing the News tab from search results
The News filter disappearing from Google search results for some users this week won’t help publishers sleep any easier.
Wealthier, urban Americans have access to more local news
But roughly half of U.S. counties have only one news outlet or less.