Link: Down-ballot campaigns in the US are experimenting with AI, which can help them save money and time, while also raising fears about the threats of AI deepfakes (Associated Press)

One challenge in separating fact from fiction is the decline of local news outlets, which in many places has meant far less coverage of candidates running for state and local office, especially reporting that digs into candidates’ backgrounds and how their campaigns operate. The lack of familiarity with candidates could make voters more open to believing fake information, said U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia. #


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