. . . in just a few hours, anyone with minimal coding ability and an ax to grind could launch networks of false local news sites — with plausible-but-fake news items, staff and editorial policies — using ChatGPT.

– Alex Mahadevan

Entanglements are still emerging between journalism and large language models (LLMs), like ChatGPT. This piece from Poynter shows how LLMs lower the bar to publishing news-like sites.


This newspaper doesn’t exist: How ChatGPT can launch fake news sites in minutes
POYNTER | February 3, 2023 | by Alex Mahadevan