“. . . the need for hands-on familiarity with applied AI in journalism becomes even more critical because of the likelihood that the entire information ecosystem within which journalism exists will undergo transformation.”– David Caswell
This substantive piece by journalism and technology expert David Caswell suggests the steps ahead for newsrooms exploring AI. Caswell is a “consultant, builder and researcher” who focuses on AI systems applied in news.
He organizes his analysis in four areas:
- Applying generative AI to news product & editorial strtagies
- How to deploy generative AI in newsrooms
- Infrastructure for an AI-ready newsroom
- Organizational structure for AI-empowered teams
Caswell goes on to offer his glimpse of the future in “the next information ecosystem.”