AI Journalism at The Washington Post

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AI Journalism at The Washington Post

A Wired story explains how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used at The Washington Post to write mundane, data heavy stories. At this point, journalist at the newspaper see it as helpful, allowing them to address the more mundane aspect …

Journalism’s Future, Is There Still One?

That is the question essentially asked by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard at a recent forum. Harvard Magazine explains the discussion and why the panel felt there is …

The Year’s Best Journalism

The best reporting of 2016? Columbia Journalism Review offers a list.…

2017 Predictions For Journalism

Harvard University’s NiemanLab annually asks “the smartest people in journalism and digital media what they think is coming in the next 12 month.” They do this through December 16, so there are a few more predictions that will be added. …

Nonprofit Journalism Contributions Spike

According to a story in The New York Times, nonprofit journalism organizations are seeing a flood of small and large contributions following the election. The amount of giving is substantially more than last year. Why this is is unclear. …

Thoughts on the Rise of Automated Journalism

How prevalent is automated journalism … and more to the point, how widespread will it become? Thoughts from Columbia Journalism Review.…

Media Visionary For 2016

In recognition of Cyber Monday, we are highlighting an honor received by Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, as Media Visionary for 2016. Adweek gave him this award for investments he has made in the Washington Post which he purchased in …

The New York Times Gives Open Access

In an unusual move, The New York Times is providing open access to all its reporting today through tomorrow evening at NYTimes.com. According to publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., “Independent journalism is crucial to democracy and I believe there is no …

News Media Doesn’t Reflect U.S. Diversity

This story from BillMoyers.com explains how today’s news media and their newsrooms don’t come close to reflecting America’s diversity. It uses a photo from an MSNBC ad about their journalist who cover the presidential campaign to make the article’s point …