Tag Archives: Columbia Journalisma Review

Guarding Against Deepfakes

Guarding against deepfakes: Nicholas Diakopoulos writes that a media synthesis algorithm generates convincing but fake video.

“Dire as the case may be, it could offer a great comeback opportunity for mainstream media,” writes Diakopoulos. Trained journalists can act as validators and assessors of mediated reality the public can trust.


Capturing Female Attention

Capturing female attention: The Cut, a magazine women’s section, offers nuance, empathy and reverence for women’s inner lives, writes Amanda Palleschi, saying The Cut stands out in a crowded women’s media world in editorial gravitas and reach.

“I don’t think it’s necessary for us to specifically advance a partisan agenda as much as it is that we publish really smart, thoughtful, potentially even unpopular thoughts,” says The Cut’s editor in chief and president.