Deepfake Literacy of the Journalists and Initiatives of Media Organization in Bangladesh

Md. Sumon Ali


Deepfake has become a recent concern in the field of journalism. Though earlier deepfake was mainly used in porn industry nowadays the unscrupulous people used it to provide false and fabricated information. Artificial Intelligence Algorithm is being used to make deepfake video. Journalism is becoming challenging in Bangladesh. Government has made several laws and some sections of those laws are playing a vigorous role against free fair journalism. The aim of this study is to find out the deepfake knowledge of the journalists in Bangladesh. The study interviews 100 journalists of 50 media outlets including television, print and online media. Among the journalists 80 per cent did not know about deepfake and those who heard about it earlier among them only 9 percent got knowledge from their respective organization. A good number of journalists did not get proper training on deepfake. This study concluded by proposing few recommendations to teach the journalists about deepfake.

Keywords: Deepfake, Bangladesh, Journalist, Deep learning, Artificial Intelligence, Technology

DOI: 10.7176/NMMC/102-01

Publication date:October 31st 2022

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