Posts by: Sally Tayie

A new study by Dias, Pennycook and Rand (2020) found that disclosing publishers’ information to social media users “had virtually no impact“ on whether they “believed news headlines or considered sharing them”. As recently witnessed, different social media platforms have been developing strategies and applying measures...

According to the New York Times, a new tool to help journalists identify “doctored images”, has recently been announced by Jigsaw. Disinformation comes at the top of the list as a threat to “international security” which is relevant to the Google owned company’s main mission and hence motivated the creation of their...

A survey with 233 digital leaders in publishing companies from 32 countries reveals general optimism, concerns as well as predictions regarding the use of Artificial Intelligence in the news industry, according to Reuters Institute´s recent report.  When asked “which newsroom uses of AI will be most important in...

According to Reuters, Facebook recently announced its new policy toward manipulated content with a focus on deepfake videos; those generated using AI tools.  Facebook announced that it intends to remove “misleading manipulated media” only in case it meets the following criteria as stated in their own words: It...

Artificial intelligence empowers journalists in new ways and does not substitute them as stated in a recent report by Polis, the media and journalism think-tank of London School of Economics and Political Science. The report invites the readers to delve deeper into understanding the debate around journalism and...