“. . . complaining that they’re bad at journalism is like being angry at Excel because it doesn’t draw pictures well.”

– Gina Chua

Augmented journalism pioneer Gina Chua suggests the most significant use for current large language models (LLMs) is to remind us what they can do instead of what they can’t. She tests Claude, an LLM chatbot created by Anthopic.

Chua tries the LLM for copy editing and writing in various journalistic styles and notices a surprising twist from one session to the next.


How chatbots can change journalism. Or not. 
SEMAFOR | February 19, 2023 | by Gina Chua