Preparing for the Future of Deepfakes

Cheap, high-fidelity video and audio hoaxes are coming soon to political arena, and journalists on the front lines of misinformation need new tools to prevent abuses by powerful state and non-state actors. Join this session for best practices and frameworks to mitigate manipulation and push back against propaganda.

This session is designed for:

  • Anyone concerned with the emergence of deepfake video and audio
  • Journalists covering misinformation, propaganda, bots and digital manipulation
  • Newsrooms interested in building protocols for confronting deepfakes


Matthew Wright
Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
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Jeremy Gilbert
Director of Strategic Initiatives, The Washington Post
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Joan Donovan
Director of the Technology and Social Change Project, Shorenstein Center at Harvard Kennedy School
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Claire Wardle
Director, First Draft
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