‘While traditional analytics dashboards give newsrooms insights about recent performance, this project strengthens the “long-term memory of the newsroom”…. Editors can see how we’ve covered a story — looking at the type of story, length, topic and more — over time.’

Wall Street Journal R&D chief Francesco Marconi describes how one of their AI models informs editorial choices. Marconi says it’s useful to identify gaps in coverage

AI tools also augment an editor’s ability to ‘scale their editorial intuition.’


How the Wall Street Journal is using deep learning to inform content strategy
MEDIUM | October 11, 2019 | by Francesco Marconi