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Weekly News Digest

November 27, 2018 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITI’s Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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A Guide to Understanding Deepfakes

Francesco Marconi and Till Daldrup write for the Neiman Journalism Lab, “Artificial intelligence is fueling the next phase of misinformation. The new type of synthetic media known as deepfakes poses major challenges for newsrooms when it comes to verification.” The Wall Street Journal launched the WSJ Media Forensics Committee, an internal deepfakes task force that will host training seminars with reporters, create newsroom guides, and work with academic institutions to identify how to use technology to fight this misinformation. The authors provide an overview of what deepfakes are and how to identify them.

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