One of the most serious threats to our democracy in the year 2020 (and beyond) has to do with deepfake videos -- and the doubt they cast on the integrity of media, news reporting and what we know as... truth.
After all, if we can't believe what we see with our own two eyes because the technology is so good, the forgery so seamless, then it begs the question: Is seeing really believing?
In this deep dive into deepfakes, I uncover the various tools being developed to detect deepfakes before they go viral, as well as what can be done to stop the spread of fake news. Also, the legislation being introduced to punish bad actors on the state and federal level.
Have a peek below or read the live piece here.