“Here is just some of what ChatGPT does not do: research, fact-checking, or copyediting at a minimally adequate level. Indeed, ChatGPT is proof that finding “truth” is a lot trickier than having enough data and the right algorithm.”

– Jenna Burrell

In this opinion piece for Poynter Institute, Jenna Burrell argues journalists need to ask hard questions about AI large language models like ChatGPT.

Jenna Burrell is the Director of Research at Data & Society, an independent and non-profit research organization based in New York. She previously was a professor at the School of Infomation, UC Berkley.


It’s time to challenge the narrative about ChatGPT and the future of journalism | POYNTER INSTITUTE | February 9, 2023 | by Jenna Burrell