Combating Misinformation, Disinformation & Deepfakes

This session will discuss the dangers of misinformation, disinformation & deepfakes and share the best tools to fight against them while covering elections

With each election cycle, the tactics and technology used by bad actors to misinform the public are rapidly evolving. The growing volume of deepfakes, misinformation and disinformation are challenging for journalists – and the public – to keep up accurate information they can use. Online and digital spaces are now battlegrounds for truth. This session will update you on the latest tactics to combat these bad actors.

Suggested Speaker(s)

  • Claire Wardle
    Leading strategy, First Draft
  • Bill Adair
    Knight Professor of Journalism & Public Policy at Duke, Duke University