‘The journalists of tomorrow will need to be trained to design, update, tweak, validate, correct, supervise and generally maintain these systems.’

Professor and author Nick Diakopolous describes what we can expect for journalistic jobs ahead. He is optimistic that intelligent machines will augment rather than replace humans working in news.

Diakopolous extensively researched the field for his book, Automating the News: How Algorithms are Rewriting the Media.

This article captures key points from the book.


Artificial intelligence-enhanced journalism offers a glimpse of the future of the knowledge economy
THE CONVERSATION| June 11, 2019 | by Nick Diakopolous