“Raising awareness in the newsroom about the latest technology is critical,” said Christine Glancey, a deputy editor on the Ethics & Standards team who spearheaded the forensics committee. “We don’t know where future deepfakes might surface so we want all eyes watching out for disinformation.”
NEIMANLABS presents results from a collaboration between ethics and standards and R&D at the Wall Street Journal to combat deepfakes.
The piece is written by Wall Street Journal R&D Chief, Francesco Marconi and WSJ research fellow Tim Daldrup. They offer background on deepfakes, tell-tales for identifying deepfakes, and comments on societal implications.
How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes
15 November 2018 | by Francesco Marconi and Tim Daldrup