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Channel 4 creates ‘deepfake’ version of Queen for Christmas message on misinformation

A digitally created “deepfake” version of the Queen, played by actress Debra Stephenson, will deliver Channel 4’s alternative Christmas message and offer a stark warning about misinformation and fake news.

The channel’s annual Christmas Day broadcast will appear to show the Queen telling viewers: “On the BBC, I haven’t always been able to speak plainly and from the heart.

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