5 Jun 2024

Deepfaked celeb features in Olympic disinformation doco

From Checkpoint, 4:30 pm on 5 June 2024

Russia is targeting this year's Olympics with a disinformation campaign that includes deploying a deepfake Tom Cruise in a documentary taking aim at the Games. According to a new report from Microsoft, a network of Russia-affiliated groups are running "malign influence campaigns" against the International Olympic Committee and the Paris Games. Sports correspondent Dana Johannsen speaks to Lisa Owen.