How artificial intelligence can save journalism
5. 5. 2020 The future of journalism — and its survival — could lie in artificial intelligence (AI). AI refers “to intelligent machines that learn from experience and perform tasks like humans,” according to Francesco Marconi, a professor of journalism at Columbia University in New York, who has just published a book on the subject: Newsmakers, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Journalism.
How artificial intelligence is impacting newsrooms, journalists and media.
2. 5. 2020: Written content — texts, documents, chats — is crucial in understanding how we operate and is, I believe, essential to eventual creation of Artificial General Intelligence. That’s why for the past year I’ve been researching how AI can be applied to journalism. This text summarises some of my recent findings.
AI CAN NOW WRITE AMAZING CONTENT. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR HUMANS?
WE NEED TO TALK! ABOUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ETHICS IN JOURNALISM
WHY JOURNALISTS NEED TO UNDERSTAND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
22. 1. 2019: Many large newsrooms and news agencies have, for some time, relegated sports, weather, stock exchange movements and corporate performance stories to computers. Surprisingly, machines can be more rigorous and comprehensive than some reporters. Unlike many journalists who often single-source stories, software can import data from various sources, recognize trends and patterns and, using Natural Language Processing, put those trends into context, constructing sophisticated sentences with adjectives, metaphors and similes. Robots can now convincingly report on crowd emotions in a tight soccer match.