Tag: robot journalism

by Julie Keck

1. AP will use robots to write some business stories (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 2. Google Glass to be banned from all UK cinemas (Adam Sherwin / The Independent) 3. After Supreme Court ruling, Aereo’s rivals in TV streaming seize opening (Emily Steel / New York Times) 4. Facebook emotion study breached ethical guidelines, researchers […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The anatomy of a robot journalist (Nick Diakopoulos / Tow Center for Digital Journalism) 2.  How journalism schools are trying to connect classrooms to newsrooms (Jon Marcus / Nieman Reports) 3. Meet Deca, the latest journalism cooperative (Nicole Levy / Capital New York) 4. #WorldCup: How 8 news orgs will tackle the world’s biggest […] more »

by Claire Groden

This week, when a 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit L.A., the L.A. Times’ Ken Schwencke was the first to break the story. But, the actual author of the post wasn’t Schwencke — it was Quakebot, an algorithm he created about two years ago. The article was no masterpiece, but it clearly conveyed the essential information such as […] more »