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Articles tagged deepfakes (10)

“Our task is to get back to the real world, to the extent that it is recoverable.”
Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gather to greet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a roadshow in Varanasi, India, Monday, May 13, 2024. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar)
The ongoing general election is a pressure test for how to report on political voice clones and video spoofs.
“Our research addresses deepfake detection algorithms’ fairness, rather than just attempting to balance the data. It offers a new approach to algorithm design that considers demographic fairness as a core aspect.”
“They are easier and cheaper to create than deepfake videos, and there are fewer contextual clues to detect with the naked eye.”
How should we label AI media in ways that people understand? And how might the labels backfire?
A bogus headline seems both more true and more familiar to people when it’s accompanied by a photo of any kind.
Three researchers argue the dangers of deepfakes are overblown, but they will still require journalists to give thought to how they handle unconfirmed information.
shark highway
Bad videos can be persuasive, too.
“It’s going to be a while before we really have an understanding of how we work to combat it beyond the traditional methods that we have used for a few years now.”