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September 24, 2020
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NAB Show New York Presents Session on Deepfakes and Disinformation in Election Coverage

-- McAfee's Steve Grobman and NBC News' Jareen Imam will discuss deepfakes and disinformation in the 2020 election --

Jareen Imam
Jareen Imam
Steve Grobman
Steve Grobman

Washington, D.C. -- NAB Show New York will present the session "The Deepfakes Dilemma: How Broadcasters Must Manage Deepfakes Disinformation During Election 2020" on Thursday, October 22 on the main stage channel, available at NABShowNY.com.

McAfee's Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President Steve Grobman will join Jareen Imam, NBC News director of social newsgathering, to explore the potential for deepfakes to mislead journalists and drive voter disinformation in the 2020 election.

Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), NAB Show New York will showcase advances in next-generation technology and feature conferences, workshops and exhibits focused on television, film, online video, live events, advertising, corporate A/V, production and post. The online event takes place October 19 - 29, 2020.

Grobman and Imam will offer unique insight on the critical concerns related to election security and how advances in artificial intelligence technologies are widening the use and potential of deepfakes. The session will additionally explore approaches to determine video legitimacy and how to protect the integrity of reported information.

Registration for NAB Show New York is available at NABShowNY.com.

Qualified press are encouraged to register to receive complimentary access to this session and more.

About NAB

The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

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