Canadian Publishing Industry News
31 August 2023,     TORONTO
How Reporters are Using AI
From marketing site Digiday comes a story on how reporters are using generative AI in newsrooms and in their reporting process. The report is based on presentations at the Online New Association conference in late August.


            A computational journalist at The Marshall Project, for example, tried to use ChatGPT to generate summaries of banned book policies in various states based on reporters’ notes. The process saved time so his team could focus on fact checking on formatting the data.

            Sisi Wei, the editor in chief at The Markup, the editor input published headlines into ChatGPT to see if the bot can generate better options. In that job, it failed.

            Read the story here.

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