Political Deepfakes: social media trend or genuine threat?
there is a growing concern about those forms of synthetic media which could be used in a political context, to harm democratic processes or otherwise disrupt government policy.
Deepfakes and their impact on women: why gender matters
This article was written by Tanya Petersen, who interviewed Kelsey Farish for the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne) magazine, Dimensions (Summer 2021). Dimensions offers a series of in-depth articles, interviews, portraits and news highlights, and is available in English and in French. Republished here with
The DeepBrief — April 2021
The news stories and research papers about deepfakes that caught my attention in March - April 2021.
What we’ve learned from the cheerleader deepfake video
When you hear about deepfakes, what first comes to mind? Many people will often imagine funny but ultimately innocent face-swapping videos depicting celebrities or politicians, which are then shared on social media. Some people may also be aware of how the technology is used as a
Deepfakes: Publication Round-Up
I'm a London-based media and technology lawyer at DAC Beachcroft, and have been researching and writing about deepfakes for a few years. In light of my recent interview for Deep Fakes: Can You Trust Your Eyes? (Dispatches, Channel 4, 28 December) here is a list