Deep Fakes: How Journalism Can Help

How to discern authenticity of photos or video, and why it matters now even in more innocent-seeming cases.

Walk through several examples of deep fakes currently alive in the news and how they travel through social media; examine how journalists can find the right tools to explain fraudulent imagery to their audiences; how to steer the conversation back from finger-pointing to substantive policy and high-stakes issues .

Suggested Speaker(s)

  • Tim Riley
    Associate Professor of Journalism, Emerson College