‘It’s not quite titanium machines in trenchcoats door-stepping celebrities or buzzing about in newsrooms, but media organisations are increasingly looking to developers to come up with smart ways to incorporate computer algorithms into the daily grind of the news industry.’

– Aisha Gani and Leila Haddou

The Guardian surveys new initiatives to use automated writing for news stories and tries their hand at a trial topic. The results showed more about the shortcomings than the potential.


Could robots be the journalists of the future? | THE GUARDIAN | March 16, 2014 | by Aisha Gani and Leila Haddou