‘It’s a neutral piece of technology that can be adapted for almost anything.’

Thomas Kent

Thomas Kent is a pioneer in the ethics of automated journalism. He was the standards editor at the Associated Press when it began using a computer-driven publishing system to generate stories about corporate earnings in 2014.

In this interview from SOURCEFABRIC, he describes the present state of AI for news writing and many of the ethical dimensions that can arise.


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