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Robot attack: Why journalism professor Nicholas Diakopoulos doesn’t fear the automation of newsrooms | DIGIDAY

‘We should not be so afraid of jobs going away as much as jobs changing, new roles and new tasks…

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Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2020 | REUTERS INSTITUTE

Reaching and monetizing readers are the most important uses of AI systems in news, says a global survey of journalistic…

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7 things to consider before adopting AI in your news organisation: A training module for newsrooms | POLIS

‘…to benefit from the potential offered by AI technologies, news organizations will have to change. Again. They need to change…

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The Next Newsroom | EBU 2019

‘The upcoming shift may well spell the end of PSM as we know it. But it could also be the…

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An ethical checklist for robot journalism

by Tom Kent Feb 24, 2015 Updated October 2019   It’s routine now for news organizations to use artificial intelligence…

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Hide-and-seek finds clues to human-like AI

Researchers at OpenAI in California found their algorithms started displaying complex behaviours after 25 million games. They stopped at 500…

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The global landscape of AI ethics guidelines | Jobin et al

Seventy-four sets of ethical guidelines have been developed for AI since 2016. It makes a total of 84 ethics documents…

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BBC develops its own voice AI

BBC will use its own voice assistant on BBC platforms, including its website and BBC iPlayer, and make it available…

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Microsoft teams up with OpenAI in new $1B artificial intelligence partnership | SILICON ANGLE

With its fortune made from creating instructions for desktop computers, Microsoft is betting $1 billion on machines figuring things out…

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Making Artificial Intelligence Work for Investigative Journalism | Stray

‘AI has barely touched investigative journalism, let alone transformed it.’ Benefits of AI in investigative journalism should be weighed against…

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Artificial sincerity, too?

The AI anchors of Xinhua TV by Andrew Cochran May 4, 2019 last updated October, 2019 The idea of an…

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AI model adds music to its repertoire

An AI technology that generates believable text now produces tunes, too. Both come from OpenAI, a California company dedicated to…

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How is artificial intelligence used in journalism?

by Andrew Cochran January 1, 2019 updated October 2019 AI systems in newsrooms are doing tasks not jobs. Examples are…

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