How media outlets and Internet companies fight deepfakes

The new article “Fighting Deepfakes: Media and Internet Giants’ Converging and Diverging Strategies Against Hi-Tech Misinformation” by Ángel Vizoso, Martín Vaz-Álvarez, and Xosé López-García, all of University of Santiago de Compostela in Media and Communication, looks at how three media outlets and three Internet-based companies deal with a new form of misinformation: deepfakes. Deepfake is … Continued


REPORT: Combating fake news

A conference Combating Fake News: An Agenda for Research and Action was held on February 17–18, 2017. David Lazer, Nir Grinberg, Lisa Friedland, Kenneth Joseph and Will Hobbs, all of Northeastern University and Harvard University, Matthew Baum, of Harvard University and Carolina Mattsson, of Northeastern University (not in original order) wrote a final report drawing from the conference presentations. … Continued