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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.
“They are easier and cheaper to create than deepfake videos, and there are fewer contextual clues to detect with the naked eye.”
“Our belief in free will is ultimately a reason so many of us back democracy in the first place. Denying it can arguably be more damaging than a few fake news posts lurking on social media.”
Compared to their counterparts in communities without an election, monthly web traffic to local newspaper websites does not increase as mayoral elections approach.
“I don’t want to build animosity between my neighbors because of information I can’t confirm.”
We found that Americans who see news coverage that shows generic “line” images at polling places are less likely to say they will vote in future elections.
How Spotlight PA, Injustice Watch, and The 19th are moving beyond horse-race reporting.
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A guide for journalists and news organizations assessing voting- and election-related rumors in the weeks leading up to the 2022 midterms.