“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.”

NeimanLab presents results from a collaboration between ethics, standards, and R&D at the Wall Street Journal to combat deepfakes.

Wall Street Journal R&D Chief Francesco Marconi and WSJ research fellow Tim Daldrup wrote the article. 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 | NEIMANLABS | November 15, 2018 | by Francesco Marconi and Tim Daldrup