Episode 11: Deep Fakes R’ Us

Are we headed toward a post-truth era in politics where any lie or slander can be backed up by falsified video evidence? Maybe. Ryan Khurana and Linsday Marchello of Young Voices join the podcast to discuss ‘deep fake’ technology and the threats it could pose to civil society. Is this technology inherently dangerous or are our institutions such as the news media just not ready to do the hard work of gatekeeping?