There is NO innocent explanation for why this video was doctored.
This makes that CNN cut of Trump feeding the Fish in Japan look harmless and well-intentioned.
How is it someone working for station thinks nothing of altering the video of the President? This is obviously malicious.
Did they really think nobody would notice?
Surprise, surprise, it happened on the Left Coast.
For over a year, the media has been scaremongering about Russia exploiting deepfake technology to deceive the American people.
An anti-Trump liberal in Seattle does it during a live presidential Oval Office address and none of them even report on it.
Let that sink in. https://t.co/xkyfWLytKU
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) January 10, 2019
Q13 FOX responded to the controversy by releasing a statement saying that the individual responsible for the stunt has been placed on leave pending an internal investigation.
“We are investigating this to determine what happened,” said Q13’s news director. “This does not meet our editorial standards and we regret if it is seen as portraying the President in a negative light. The editor responsible for editing the footage is being placed on leave while we investigate further.”
The trick was likely accomplished with the aid of deep fake technology, a human image synthesis technique where an original authentic video and a fake video are spliced together to show “a person or persons performing an action at an event that never occurred in reality.”
Did abusing your employer’s trust just so you could ‘stick it’ to the President cost just you a job? What a crying shame that would be.
How ironic that the despised and ‘disreputable’ Infowars is reporting this news about the fake video footage about the President — but the networks are not.
Maybe the ‘reporters’ were too busy trying to tell the President how he’s supposed to run the country the way a good Democrat would.
Like this ABC reporter that bit off more than he could chew with the President.
That didn’t go so well for the intrepid journalist now, did it?
Maybe the lesson in both stories is that the people in the news should stick to Reporting, and not shaping the story.
Trump’s label of the Media(D) as the ‘opposition party’ doesn’t seem far off the mark at all.